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[liberationtech] A tool for encrypted laptops

Nick Daly nick.m.daly at
Tue Mar 26 06:11:18 PDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Michael Rogers wrote:
> On 26/03/13 09:59, Julian Oliver wrote:
>> For your Linux laptop why not just use an encrypted file-system and
>> lid-switch? Close the lid and the machine hibernates. If you forget
>> to close the lid then time it out to a screen lock.
> Last time I tried it wasn't simple to get Linux to hibernate with an
> encrypted swap partition. Are there now distros that support this out
> of the box?

Debian.  It's worked beautifully for me since Squeeze (at least, maybe Lenny?).

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