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Can I decrypt a partition in Ubuntu which is encrypted using BitLocker (utility of Windows 7)?

How can i read/write to my USB-drive, that is locked using bitlocker in ubuntu? (12.04.1)

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marked as duplicate by Takkat, maythux, Stephen Myall, Mik, Mitch Oct 12 '12 at 11:13

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How is this a duplicate from askubuntu.com/questions/187329/… he is talking about partitions, i am talking about USB... or are the actions the same? –  blade19899 Oct 12 '12 at 14:35
    
BitLocker is the proprietary Windows encryption. In order to read it you need a decryption soft. These are linked to above - procedures are the same. It would only marginally be on topic for AU anyway. Nevertheless we do hope you can access your files :) –  Takkat Oct 12 '12 at 14:45
    
Thanks......... –  blade19899 Oct 12 '12 at 15:03

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Bitlocker is proprietary and only designed for Windows. You need to remove the encryption in Windows in order to use the USB stick in Linux.

There is an experimental tool to access bitlocker encrypted folders in Linux called dislocker. However, there is no guarantee it will work.

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