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Protecting Your Privacy on Linux

Some times you need to protect your documents containing sensitive information from prying eyes. Simply enforcing access-control on a document (e.g. "chmod 600 foobar") is not enough in such cases as it can still be read by those with super-user access or with physical access to your storage media (e.g. when your laptop gets stolen or you misplace your backup media). It is also ineffective when you use on-line back-up solutions like SkyDrive, Google Docs or Dropbox. Fortunately Linux provides several tools to help you here depending on your needs.