Calamares Installer Adds LUKS Encryption Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 8 May 2016 at 08:36 AM EDT. 18 Comments
The Calamares installer framework continues to see more distributions adopt it as their installer, so it's good hearing this weekend that it's finally onto supporting LUKS encryption.

Via the Calamares installer, it's now possible to setup LUKS-based full hard drive encryption. This feature was added to their latest development build.

I continue to recommend anyone with a production desktop or laptop that they do use full-disk encryption for security reasons. Besides, the performance impact is nominal with modern hardware -- e.g. a CPU supporting AES-NI and a solid-state drive. More details on the encryption support for Calamares via Manjaro's GitHub.
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