truecrypt and kb3

Jesus Jr M Salvo jesus.m.salvo at
Sat Feb 23 03:31:38 UTC 2008

On 21/02/2008, Jesus Jr M Salvo <jesus.m.salvo at> wrote:
> Hi,
>  Running x86_64 Fedora 7.
>  I have quite a few  JPEGs of personal documents ( e.g. tax forms,
>  insurance, bank statements, shareholdings, etc.. ) that I have scanned
>  from my multi-purpose printer / scanner / copier. Now I want to burn
>  these JPEGs into CD or DVD, but I would preferrably want them to be
>  encrypted, specially in this day and age about privacy and identity
>  theft.
>  Preferrably, the encypted files OR encrypted ISO image could be
>  decrypted on any platform. No I have read that kb3 would be the
>  perfect solution for this.
>  Now questions are:
>  1) Do I need a CD burner application that is truecrypt-aware ? I have
>  been using k3b ( the CD / DVD burner app for KDE ) for quite a few
>  years now.
>  2) Also, there does not seem to be an available RPM for truecrypt.
>  Best thing that I can find is this:
> and install from source. Why
>  is it not in any main repo ( fedora, livna, or freshrpms ) ... is it
>  for legal reasons ?
>  Thanks.

Thanks to all those that replied. For now, I have decided to use FUSE+encFS.



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