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3answers
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Is there a way to test if I will be able to login again?

I messed up with my files... Again... Now I am concerned if I will be able to login again once I logout. Is there a way to test if the essentials files are all there? My home was encrypted during ...
0
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1answer
39 views

How to recover encrypted Home with only login password?

Until data wasn't lost I could login and use OS as normal and access my home folder without entering any passphrase because it was automounted at login. Now I want to access my home folder just by ...
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1answer
37 views

Help I've made a mess with my encrypted folder

I have ubuntu installed on my laptop with the home folder encrypted. Yesterday trying to remove duplicate files in my music, photos and documents I've utilized fdupes in my entire home folder. For ...
0
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0answers
386 views

Recover the LOGIN passphrase with the MOUNT PASSPHRASE

First steps with Ubuntu... after holidays, I forgot my password. HOURA ! So I used GRUB to change my password, it was a success. But... rebooting the computer, arriving on the launch screen... I wrote ...
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0answers
797 views

signature not found in user keyring, perhaps try the interactive 'ecryptfs-mount-private'

My Ubuntu 13.04 froze while working with the encrypted user account USER1 . I rebooted and since then I cant login to the user account USER1 even with correct password. I login in to user account ...
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0answers
174 views

Samba, PAM and encrypted home directory

So, I have an encrypted home, PAM usually unwraps the passphrase via /etc/pam.d/common-auth and /etc/pam.d/common-session-noninteractive. This works fine for SSHD sessions, however when I open up a ...
0
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1answer
416 views

How does wifi connection open before I login?

When I'm on the lightdm screen, I notice that my WPA wifi connection becomes available. This is cool, but somethings bothers me: how does it happen while I did not login yet, so I did not provide my ...
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0answers
89 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
88 views

Unencrypting a hard drive

I've mistankenly checked the 'encrypting hard drive' box during installation of 13.04. As a result every time I turn the laptop on, it asks for a password before I get to the users login screen. I ...
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5answers
4k views

Login screen ubuntu 12.04 not showing user's desktop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (x64) and was really enjoying it, but it was a little too slow on my machine, so I've reinstalled with the x32 version (hopefully that terminology's correct). The only thing I ...
2
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0answers
139 views

Cannot login to user with encrypted directory

I unknowingly deleted the .ecrypts directory while reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04. I created a default user by the same name while installing the new version. However, I couldn't login to the user after ...
4
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1answer
177 views

Long passphrase for login and short password for screensaver

The situation is that: For the encrypted home directory, any passphrase less than 10 characters is useless at all. If someone physically get the harddisk, the data and the other sensitive password ...
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1answer
1k views

Accessing Encrypted Home Folder / Return to Login Screen

I been having problems with ubuntu, in that I can reach the login screen, but when I enter my password it comes up with a black screen with some text and takes me back to the login screen - I can ...
0
votes
1answer
262 views

unable to log in to user with encrypted home directory

I made some changes to ~/.pam_environment but I made a mistake. There's a problem with the file syntax now and I can't log in. My home directory is encrypted and I don't have a backup user account to ...
4
votes
2answers
429 views

A way for an Upstart event to be sent whenever ecryptfs homedir mounted/unmounted?

I have an encrypted homedir (ecryptfs) and I'm wanting to run a private mysql daemon with the database files in my homedir. The daemon should be started whenever the homedir is mounted, and stopped ...
2
votes
1answer
333 views

Loss of privileges when enabeling auto log-in to encrypted home folder

I use Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell and have an encrypted home folder. I enabled auto log-in through the system settings/users-admin menu, as I expected it didn't work (because of my encrypted home ...
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1answer
530 views

Encrypted home breaks on login

My home is encrypted, which breaks the login. Gnome and other services try to find all sorts of .files, write to them, read from them and so on. E.g. .ICEauthority. They are not found (yet) because at ...