Graphical user interface for encryption of external devices like usb flash drives or external hard drives for linux
USB flash drives are small, lightweight, cheap and very convenient. However, due to their size and mobility they might get stolen or one might lose them quite quickly.
If the saved data on the drives fall into the wrong hands, that could add up to more damage than the worth of the data storage medium itself in most cases.
Therefore data on usb flash drives or external hard drives should be stored encrypted.
This programme will help with that because it enables reformating one's usb flash drive or external hard drive with an encrypted filesystem in a way that on contrast to previous ways, is comparatively safe and with just a few clicks quite easy and doable even for a layperson.
After install you will find UsbCryptFormat in the menu "System > Administration > Encrypt external device"
The programme is quite self-explanatory as this introduction with screenshots demonstrates.
Debian and Ubuntu
usbcryptformat_12.05.20_all.deb (10 KB)
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