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Have cryptsetup installed by default in Whonix

#1

I think it’s common enough. Handy when using encrypted USBs.

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#2

Perhaps also keepassx

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#3

perhaps checking here:

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#5

Is that the only package you need for encrypted USBs or are you interested in a GUI?

@TNT_BOM_BOM please add this request on phabricator.

We have an old thread dedicated to which choice of passmanager to pick. Consensus seems to be out on this for now?

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#6

That’s what I need and that’s what’s required in order to use the current GUI (the XFCE File Manager) with encrypted USBs. Without cryptsetup, an error regarding cryptsetup appears after entering the passphrase. A less technical user may assume the problem is with the passphrase rather than with a missing package.

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#7

done:

https://phabricator.whonix.org/T890

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#8

OK should be simple to add in the next release. Meanwhile just install it manually.

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#9

Should be installed by default on workstation and gateway. Reason for gateway: someone might attach an encrypted usb drive to the gateway (to restore config, backup or something) and expecting the same like in the workstation.

Which anon-meta-package would be a suitable for this cli package?

//cc @Algernon

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#10

I’d add it to non-qubes-vm-enhancements-cli.

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#11

Algernon:

I’d add it to non-qubes-vm-enhancements-cli.

Not Qubes specific at all? No one would add a USB drive to a Qubes VM
directly?

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