Various scripts for working with encrypted data, and tutorials on how to secure your data.
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Peter J. Jones dd802939b1
Add a default.nix file
4 months ago
bin Add the `-k' option to read a passphrase from a key file 7 months ago
boot Add more command line options, don't hard code partition number 3 years ago
doc New document: how to update the expiration date for GnuPG subkeys 1 year ago
etc Remove configuration lines that make GnuPG unhappy 2 years ago
GNUmakefile Add gpg-agent.conf and clean up gpg.conf 3 years ago
LICENSE First stab at making a NixOS Live USB stick with GnuPG 3 years ago Mention the new tutorial in the file 1 year ago
default.nix Add a default.nix file 4 months ago

Utilities and Tutorials for Encryption Tasks

This repository contains utility scripts for automating tasks related to encryption. It also contains tutorials/documentation for some of these tasks (e.g., creating new OpenPGP keys).



  • bin/make-encrypted-dev: Prepare removable drives and disk images, then create LUKS encrypted file systems on them.

  • bin/mount-encrypted-dev: Mount (and ummount) devices/images created by the make-encrypted-dev script.

  • boot/make-usb-drive: Create a USB stick with two partitions. Generate a NixOS ISO image and place it on the first partition. Then LUKS encrypt the second partition. The NixOS ISO image includes GnuPG and related tools.