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I somehow missed the option to encrypt my home folder when upgrading to 12.04. It was not encrypted in 11.10. How might I do so without a re-installation? Or can I? I'm fairly new to Ubuntu so please dumb it down for me.

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Here is a great tutorial. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/encrypt-home-folder-ubuntu-installation-linux/ It was written for 11.10, but it should be more or less the same.

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Thank you. I'll take a look at it and see if I have any more questions. –  poemblaze May 21 '12 at 22:13

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