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[aclug-L] Re: mounting an encripted file

[aclug-L] Re: mounting an encripted file

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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: mounting an encripted file
From: Greg House <ghouse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2000 22:34:30 -0600
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On Sun, 05 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> Last year the tall guy (the one who runs the computer network at wsu) was 
> helping me with setting up my computer,(at the supersaturday sale)  and 
> mounting the cdburner.  He did something to make an image file, and then he 
> said I can do this to any file, and also encript it.  I forgot how he did it 
> and I am not sure of the man page to look it up.  

I didn't see an answer to this, so I'll offer what I know. Sounds like what
your'e talking about is the loop device mount that mounts a disk image file as
a file system. Look at the man page for mount. There's a section called "THE
LOOP DEVICE" which should help you.


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