No distribution’s installer makes setting up disk encryption as easy as Anaconda, the Fedora system installer. And that has not changed in Fedora 16, the latest stable release. On previous versions of Fedora, those released before Fedora 16, the only automated disk partitioning option was one based on LVM, the Linux Logical Volume Manager. That made it easy to install Fedora on encrypted LVM partitions.
But it also meant that if you wanted to install Fedora on encrypted, non-LVM partitions, Anaconda offered no automated option. That is no longer the case in Fedora 16.Full story »