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How to share encrypted folders with Samba

I just have encrypted my home folder and all of its subfolders. One of the subfolders was configured as a Samba share: [avo-home] comment = Avo's Home Share path = /home/avo/share ...
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Encrypting home folder in Ubuntu 12.04 server

How can I encrypt the home folder in Ubuntu 12.04 server on-the-fly? I tried this: root@avo-server:/home/avo# ecryptfs-migrate-home -u avo INFO: Checking disk space, this may take a few moments. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Can't Log In With Correct Password

For some reason I can no longer log in to my account. This happened after changing my password. Sometime after that I accidentally unplugged the computer which shut it down. Once restarted I could ...
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Recovering encrypfs Encrypted Home from LiveCD [duplicate]

Background: I have this laptop that I installed ubuntu on a while ago, I think it was lucid lynx? I am currently more updated and on 12.04. Anyway at that point I didn't know the first thing about ...
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Different behavior of 2 encrypted LVMs

recently i created ext4 on top of luks on top of lvm. about 20gb. i also have similar configuration (900gb) created long time ago - i don't remember how exactly i created it. both are not mounted on ...
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cryptsetup-encrypted disks failing after restart (mb solved?)

I am using cryptsetup/luks (ETA: On 12.04) to encrypt partitions on external hard drives. Several times now, I've had disks fail to mount after an apparently normal restart (often a kernel upgrade, ...
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How do I DISABLE home directory encryption during Ubuntu 12.04 installation?

When attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a CD, there is an option displayed for "Encrypt my home folder". The option is checked (enabled) by default, but it is grayed out, so it is impossible to ...
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Could my partition setup on my Hitachi Travelstar be causing SMART spinup problems?

I just purchased a refurb Samsung laptop for my girlfriend with a 500gb Hitachi Travelstar. I partitioned it and installed Win 7 (for required work related programs for her) / and 12.04 LTS (for ...
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12.04 to 13.10 Can it remove encryption?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my primary computer, and I absentmindedly selected "encypt home directory" I read a few methods to de-encrypt it, but they didn't work so well (And seemed overly ...
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Specific Encryption problem: use encrypted media on a system without root access

I have a specific problem related to encryption, and I need some help: I have an external drive, on which I store data on which I work, i.e. I need applications to be able to access those data; I am ...
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Is Disk Utility encryption the same as dm-crypt?

I have found the following 2 minute video which shows how to encrypt a usb drive using ubuntu's disk utility app: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_g-W6hrkNA My question is, is that method using ...
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Decrypt TrueCrypt containers using dm-crypt

Is it possible to decrypt TrueCrypt containers using dm-crypt? I have some container files created with TrueCrypt and I just wanted to know if it's possible to decrypt them using dm-crypt so I can ...
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How to make an encrypted home folder accessible by two local users?

My wife and I are sharing a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I would like to encrypt the Home folder of each of us while still maintaining access by the other. The encryption part using eCryptfs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Keyring broken “Can't log into account”

So, for some reason i cant suddenly log into my main account, so i did alt+ctrl+f1 and saw the message "signature not found in user keyring perhaps try the interactive 'ecryptfs-mount-private'"
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Ubuntu 12.04 Keyring broken "signature not found in user keyring perhaps try the

So, for some reason i cant suddenly log into my main account, so i did alt+ctrl+f1 and saw the message "signature not found in user keyring perhaps try the interactive 'ecryptfs-mount-private'" I can ...
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Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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Recover files in 12.04 version (encrypted)

I have a Ubuntu system installed with 12.04 version in which to start after some time the screen turns black. This happened after an upgrade. So I thought about running live-cd and recover my files to ...
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recover encrypted folder content after format

So i made a backup of my HOME folder before i formatted my computer. Now i am trying to access the files in my encrypted private folder but with no luck. What are the commands that i should run in ...
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how to store data on a “secure” place so that nobody can access to it

I am building a "Kiosk-Computer"-Terminal for my client. At the moment the "Kiosk-Mode" is accessing into Ubuntu with the guest-user, this is enough for my costumer at the moment. ( btw. if somebody ...
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luks dev mapper

Can someone tell me why is blkid returning different results from what I can see in /dev/disk/by-uuid ? AM I missing something obvious or is this simply bug ? root@db01:~# blkid /dev/sda1: ...
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luks device disappears after reboot

I'm trying to configure LUKS encryption to load on reboot automatically. These are the steps I follow: These are the steps I followed which work perfectly fine on my vagrant box: root@db01:~# ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu (or other distros) to existing encrypted lvm by gui?

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu on an encrypted lvm and an unencrypted(obviously) boot partition. I messed up the system bad and have the idea of replacing it with a another close distro, but ...
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Ubuntu LTS 12.04 Shutting down issues

i assigned an encrypted folder on ubuntu 12.04 LTS during the installation process, and (i suppose it's because of that) when i try to shut it down it never really shuts down, it stays in 'shutting ...
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My folder-encrypted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS takes too long to shut down

Recently I re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I encrypted my home folder. When I turn it on, it says dev/mapper/cryptswap1. And like I said in the title, it takes too long to shut down. I've looked on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 /home encryption option during installation info?

Does anyone know of a good link to info about this option? I've tried to google the info with much luck. Like what is the name of the package used for encrypting? Key length? Algorithm used? Is it ...
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cryptdisks_start does not work any more

On my crypttab I have a line like this: usbdisk1 /dev/disk/by-uuid/76552c4e-aaf0-4d3a-a6a8-994301491e21 none luks,noauto Then, if I do this: sudo cryptdisks_start usbdisk1 It just says * ...
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Set up install of Ubuntu 12.04 with luks and aes-xt-plain not working

I'm trying to set up LVM over LUKS for all of my file system except /boot of course. This is on a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04.03 LTS. (I am choosing 12.04 since it's the latest Long Term Support ...
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64-bit libcrypto issues - What to do?

I understand there's an issue with Debian libcrypto 64 (ref http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=705218). This is causing many headaches for me. I get that eventually it will be fixed, but ...
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Swap partition not recognized (The disk drive with UUID=… is not ready yet or not present)

I think I had an encrypted swap partition, because I chose to encrypt my home directory during the installation. I believe that's what the line with /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 ... in my /etc/fstab is all ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 DVD Playback

I am getting the classic error DVDs cannot be played because the DVD is encrypted and DVD decryption library is not installed. I have followed the directions to install a host of utilities that ...
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How to recover files deleted in encrypted home before a failed upgrade?

I'm going to give you real breakdown of events to clarify what has happened. I’ve just rebuilt a rig I haven’t used for almost a year, it's running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04. I couldn’t remember the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cryptsetup failing

I recently updated my Ubuntu 12.04, and after I restarted the computer just hangs at the following after I type my decrypt password: "cryptsetup: sda5_crypt set up successfully" I don't know how I ...
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Password changed for no reason?

I'm having a problem logging into my computer. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I am 100% sure I didn't change my password, although I tried typing it 100 times, it's not working. I restarted the computer, I ...
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I'd like to encrypt all my partitions and drives, but I'm unsure GRUB will handle this nicely

I'd like to use TrueCrypt to encrypt my SSD (which has my / Ubuntu installation on one partition and some other things on another), and both of my HDDs (one has /home for Ubuntu and all of Windows, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: why could it not read DVD? (Encryption) [duplicate]

How to play commercial DVDs on lenovo t-500 laptop? I have Ubuntu 12.04, all updates Could not read dvd despite having restricted extras I tried the following, but VLC does not play DVDs. sudo ...
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Use encrypted Home between two Ubuntu

I have an encrypted "/home" partition separated from "/" partition using ubuntu12.04. Now I want to install ubuntu13.04.Can I share that "/home" partition as ubuntu13.04's "/home" and use it for these ...
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Grub “quiet splash” + linux-image-3.2.0-40-generic + full disk encryption = boot failure

From this morning the boot process on my laptop is no longer working. The only relevant change from yesterday (when all was working fine) has been a kernel update (from 3.2.0-39-generic to ...
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How to reallocate space from /home to /root with encrypted partitions?

My computer is dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu (12.04). My ubuntu partition has an encrypted root and home. The trouble is that for a while the /root partition has been almost full (94% to 98%. I ...
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Full disk encryption - adding disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server using the encrypted volume with LVM option. I've now added another harddrive, that I wish to encrypt using the same key - and only supply key once during boot. How ...
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new 12.04 on existing lvm with encrypted /home - cannot login?

After a few unsuccessful installation attempts I finally found this guide that looked all set to solve all my problems. After following it however - reinstalling and doing the "Repair the boot image ...
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Can I encrypt my disk after installing?

I did not chose to encrypt the full disk when I installed Ubuntu. Can I do it now?
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How to change the default location of /home/.encryptfs

Situation: I have a 2 large HDs setup in RAID 0 config and mounted in /raid (redundancy) I moved my /home to /raid/home. I hacked around configs to ensure that Ubuntu understands that I want my ...
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My LUKS encrypted device works on one computer but not on another - why?

My LUKS encrypted device works on one computer, the one where I created it on, Ubuntu 12.04. But when I attach it to another fairly fresh 12.04, syslog tells me "unknown partition". Any ideas why ...
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Encrypted home directory not auto mounting with .profile

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server edition with home directory encryption enabled. Logging in locally automatically decrypts and mounts my home directory and loads my zshrc. But logging in via ssh just drops ...
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Laptop hdd encrypted with LVM full disk encryption

If I have full disk encrypted my laptop which has Ubuntu 12.04, will the thief be able to extract my files from the swap partition? I am assuming s/he will not be able to extract anything from the ...
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How do I mount an encrypted /home directory on another Ubuntu machine?

I've done something a bit, well, strange. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 directly onto a USB thumb stick, encrypting the /home directory as given the option during the install. The filesystem is btrfs, I ...
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Are there adverse effects from (or a better way than) writing to /run or /dev/shm to protect temporarily unencrypted data?

I am having trouble finding an answer to a question about protecting unencrypted data. I run Ubuntu 12.04. Although I'm not sure that it's relevant, I'll also mention that I use an encrypted home ...
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ecryptfs assistance, have all keys am able to progress to decrypting the data but then aborts

Please help have been trying for over 3-4 days now with various methods. I have created a folder named 'OldHome in my /tmp directory and also have all the encrypted data in a folder there. I deleted ...
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Is it possible to encrypt ubuntu 12.04 filesytem without erasing Data

I'm using Acer notebook with windows7 and ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed in separate drive. I want to encrypt my ubuntu file system. I was trying with truecrypt. In windows 7 I'm not getting any ...
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How to modify partitions after install?

I wanted to have Ubuntu with full disk encryption on one big partition, and Windows on a small one. In 12.04, only the Server Edition installer has full disk encryption, so I used that and then ...