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encfs won't decrypt my encrypted folder - password incorrect

I use encfs to backup my data to my external hard drive. Until yesterday everything has always gone fine. Then, after formatting my internal hard drive, I needed to access data on my encrypted folder ...
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How large should I make root, home, usr, var, and tmp partitions?

i install ubuntu server 10.04, have 64 Gb VHD. And want to separate partitions in this mode: /dev/xvda0 p on swap (2 Gb) /dev/xvda1a0 e on /boot (128 Mb) /dev/xvda1a1 e on / type ffs (local) ...
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Problems mounting an encrypted volume on a different computer

I have a set of external hard drives that I use for backups of my photos and images. They were formatted as EXT4 and setup with encryption from a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 - and I've had no problems ...
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Some files not copied when moving an encrypted home to a different partition

I have "successfully" moved my encrypted home to a separate partition using the instructions here: How can i move an encrypted home directory to another partition? However, some files are not being ...
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How to find out more about encrypted partitions?

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 with the alternate CD. I'm using a encrypte LVM. So all my partitions should be encrypted. But how do I find out, if they are encrypted and how (AES?, bit?,...) Thanks ...
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tar: Backing up an encrypted /home folder?

After some trial and error, I've managed to backup my Ubuntu 10.04 workstation and it's time for my Laptop. It also runs 10.04, but has an encrypted /home folder. Running the below snippet as root ...
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Mount a LUKS partition at boot

I have installed an Ubuntu machine with two encrypted LUKS partitions: one for / and one for /home. I've reinstalled the machine to upgrade to 10.04. Again, the / is installed using LUKS, and I'm ...
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Mount point inside encrypted partition doesn't mount

This seems a very simple problem but it's driving me nuts. I'm trying to mount two ext4 partitions at boot time with /etc/fstab.(They are written differently because I read in a forum that there were ...
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/etc/crypttab not working

I used the Disk Utility to create an encrypted volume on an external drive. When I click the Unlock Volume button in that program, it mounts the drive for me. Now, I want to automate this process so ...
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How do I encrypt my home partition?

With Ubuntu 9.10 I did not have any encrypted partitions set up, I have since installed a fresh Ubuntu 10.04. I have 3 partitions: OS root (/), home and swap. How do I enable encryption on my ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu with encrypted home directory?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed with encrypted home directory. /home is on a aseparate partition. Can I just boot from 10.10 cd, reformat '/' and install as usual? I think it should work if I use the ...