[dm-crypt] cryptsetup without sudo
henry at henryjenkins.name
Tue Feb 25 19:23:59 CET 2014
Perfect! I hadn't noticed the 'udisksctl' command.
Thanks you all for taking your time to reply.
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 5:05 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>wrote:
> Am 24.02.2014 21:29, schrieb Henry Jenkins:
> > Is there some method using Ubuntu to set up a luks drive without
> > root/sudo access from the cli?
> > Currently I can use either `sudo cryptsetup luksOpen <drive> <name>`
> > then udisks or I can use gnome-disks to which does not requite sudo. So
> > I'm assuming there is a existing application that does not require using
> > sudo or the use of a GUI.
> > Motive - mounting a usb key without requiring elevated privs.
> Assuming you have udisks2, this shouldn't be a problem:
> $ udisksctl
> udisksctl [OPTION...] COMMAND
> help Shows this information
> info Shows information about an object
> dump Shows information about all objects
> status Shows high-level status
> monitor Monitor changes to objects
> mount Mount a filesystem
> unmount Unmount a filesystem
> unlock Unlock an encrypted device
> lock Lock an encrypted device
> loop-setup Set-up a loop device
> loop-delete Delete a loop device
> power-off Safely power off a drive
> smart-simulate Set SMART data for a drive
> Use "udisksctl COMMAND --help" to get help on each command.
> The 'unlock' command seems useful to you.
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