Privatix Live-System is a Live CD for encryption and privacy issues and helps you to install Debian GNU/Linux very easy on an encrypted usb-key or on an encrypted external harddisk.
Privatix Live-System can be use as ...
* installer to setup a Debian GNU/Linux system with a persistent home on an encrypted usb-key or on an encrypted external harddisk without much knowledge and work
* live-cd for rescue or administration work needing encryption-tools
* easy to use live-cd for anonymous internet surfing with Tor, Firefox and Torbutton. To do that safe even if security wholes will be detected in firefox or tor, the live-cd can clone itselfes including debians latest security fixes
Burn the iso on a cd.
Boot your computer from this cd.
Start the installer clicking to the "Installation"-icon on your Desktop.
Now you have only to choose an usb-device and to type the encryption-password to get a mobile and encrypted gnu/linux system on an usb-key or on an external harddisk on which all your data will be encrypted.
After installation you have change the password for the user privatix and root. The password after the installation is "privatix".
Boot your privatix system from the usb-device.
Type in your encryption password.
Use the system like other Debian systems, for example to encrypt your email with thunderbird, enigmail and gnupg.
All your settings and data will be safed encrypted on your usb-device.
If a computer doesn't support booting usb-hdd
If a computer can not boot from your usb-device, use the privatix starter cd.
Burn the file boot.iso which was created in the not encrypted boot-partition of your usb-device while the privatix installation to a cd and use it as boot-cd.
This special boot-cd will start the privatix system from your usb-device, even if booting from usb-hdd is not supported by the bios.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· This release was updated from Debian GNU/Linux 5.x (Lenny) to 6.0 (Squeeze).