Adds encrypted swap file to the system
On every boot, creates a new encrypted swapfile with a random password.
Useful for systems with low RAM such as inside virtual machines.
Has a setting ENOUGH_RAM which defaults to 1950 MB. If there is more than enough RAM, no swap file will be created.
Has an option to shred the swapfile on shutdown.
How to install
swap-file-creator using apt-get
1. Download the APT Signing Key.
Users can check the Signing Key for better security.
2. Add the APT Signing Key..
sudo cp ~/derivative.asc /usr/share/keyrings/derivative.asc
3. Add the derivative repository.
echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/derivative.asc] https://deb.kicksecure.com bullseye main contrib non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/derivative.list
4. Update your package lists.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install swap-file-creator
How to Build deb Package from Source Code
Can be build using standard Debian package build tools such as:
generic-package with the actual name of this package
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