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1answer
883 views

How can I recover encrypted data from a previous Ubuntu installation?

I tried to upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 but it crashed. It couldn't mount disk drives so I did a new installation without erasing the previous drives. Now I can't access access-your-private-data.
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1answer
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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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1answer
242 views

What is the best way to stop other users accessing my data, while still allowing them in my Public folder?

I only know of two ways to do this,, encryption and chomd and have some questions about those, as well as if there are any other ways. I want any given user have their data protected from any other ...
2
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1answer
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How do I connect to a PEAP encrypted wifi connection?

I need to connect to my school's wifi with Ubuntu but it is encrypted with PEAP and my current network manager doesn't support PEAP. What do I need to do?
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2answers
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Encrypted LVM not accepting my passphrase anymore

I have Ubuntu 11.04 on Thinkpad X41 and have been using it for a couple of months. From time to time System Update used to run and show me a list of recommended updates. Finaly, yesterday I accepted ...
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2answers
847 views

How to move $HOME to an encrypted partition?

I have an unencrypted $HOME (I used the very basic installation with no further partitioning and no encryption at all). Now I want to move my $HOME to an encrypted partition on an external drive (or ...
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4answers
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GPG Workflow in 11.04

At work we handle the transfer of small bits of sensitive data with GPG, usually posted on a secure internal website. Until Firefox 4 was released, we used FireGPG for inline decryption; however the ...
2
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1answer
290 views

no access to encrypted partition after failed distro upgrade [closed]

I had an Ubuntu 10.10 encrypted (dm-crypt) installation on my PC. Today i did the distro upgrade to 11.04, but the upgrade failed. There are no working system on my PC anymore. How can i now access ...
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1answer
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Set encrypted home passphrase

I just reinstalled Ubuntu, Natty. I set to use encrypted home, but once the system was running, I was asked to define the encrypted home passphrase. Out of haste, I skipped that, but now I want to ...
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3answers
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Can I install Natty alongside Maverick and retain my encrypted /home partition?

This is my partitioning scheme: 10GB partition empty -- will be installing Natty here 10GB partition containing Maverick 2GB swap partition 300GB encrypted /home partition I've had few problems ...