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[Bug 816669] Re: encrypted-home support in new user dialog


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  encrypted-home support in new user dialog

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Bug description:
  seb128 asked me to file this bug...

  He noticed that the Gnome3 new user dialog does not support the
  encrypt-home-directory feature that was present in previous versions
  of Gnome.

  To solve this, the new user dialog would have a boolean checkbox
  (defaulted to un-checked), which asks if this new user's home
  directory should be created.  Talk to mpt about the wordsmithing.  If
  checked, then you need to add --encrypt-home to the 'adduser'
  invocation.  Before running adduser, you'd also need to ensure that
  ecryptfs-utils is installed.

  For real security, you would also need to run (as root) ecryptfs-
  setup-swap, which would encrypt the user's swap space.  This is
  necessary, as any files/data that gets swapped out to disk could be
  written in the clear, thereby circumventing the user's requested
  encryption.  Further note that if swap is encrypted, hibernation
  should be disabled (suspend continues to work just fine).

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