Ubuntu 7.10 Supports Install-Time Encryption

    If you have wanted to encrypt your Ubuntu installation on your hard drive quickly and easily, with Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon” it’s become even easier now that the alternate installer supports encrypting partitions. However, the Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy Gibbon” Ubiquity installer currently lacks LVM and dm-crypt support. The Ubuntu Wiki states: “Both the…

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS “Hardy Heron” to be out in April 2008

The next Ubuntu Linux distribution with long-term support, “Hardy Heron,” Ubuntu 8.04, will be released in April 2008.Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, like Red Hat with Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell with openSUSE and SUSE Linux, releases both a community version and a version for businesses or individuals who want to rely…