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How do I determine what ciphers & cipher modes I can use in dm-crypt/LUKS? [migrated]

I'm using an Ubuntu-based system, and I'm having difficulty determining what ciphers and cipher modes are available to me. The cryptsetup man page says: "See /proc/crypto for a list of available ...
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Are there any reasonable TrueCrypt forks?

Unfortunately, TrueCrypt may have been discontinued yesterday. I use LUKS on Linux, but I liked the fact that with TrueCrypt I had a portable solution across Windows, Mac, & Linux. TrueCrypt ...
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Is using decrypt_derived more secure than a keyfile?

Say I have two partitions on a Linux system, a root partition (/) and a /home partition. Both of them are encrypted with LUKS. The /home partition needs only to be decrypted if / is unlocked and ...
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For LUKS: The most preferable and safest cipher?

I'm about to encrypt two of my hard drives using LUKS, since I can't really do it myself I use the guide on the Arch Linux wiki (which can be found here). In an example in the guide the cipher ...