Questions about encryption such as home folder encryption, partition encryption and file encryption.

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How can I read every DVD, even if encrypted by CSS or other?

I sometimes want to use my computer as a DVD-player. Unfortunately I know that I will often have to cope with encrypted DVDs, for example with CSS. Therefore I installed the libdvdcss2 library from ...
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Why does an encrypted folder totally fill my /home/ folder?

When I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop from the CD, I choose for encrypting my home folder. Just after, I copied a lot of files to ~, but that copying might not have worked. Since then my ...
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Reinstall with existing /home LUKS

My 10.04 machine uses three partitions: 5 GB for /boot, 25 GB for / and 120 GB for /home. / and /home are encrypted with LUKS passphrase. I've downloaded the alternate installer in order to reinstall ...
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How to disable hibernating?

Whereas many questions are geared towards implementing hibernation, mine is how to disable it. I've just encrypted my swap partition, and I such my system can still hibernate, but cannot resume ...
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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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Migrating, partitioning, and encrypting plan of attack

Right now, I'm running Karmic with an unencrypted home folder sharing a partition with my system files. I'd like to change all that, but I have no idea where to start. Should I move my home folder to ...
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Is the swap partition encrypted?

Selecting the encryption option at install time to encrypt the home partition. Does this enable encryption of the swap partition or is the swap partition unencrypted. If the swap partition is ...
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Is it possible to install Maverick into an existing LUKS partition?

I'm about to do a re-install of Maverick on a laptop with an existing installation that's in an encrypted (LUKS) partition. (I'm re-installing because it's currently an xfs filesystem in there, and ...
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Does Ubuntu encrypt the home folder by default?

My laptop has been stolen and it contained highly sensitive data. I did have a password that was required to login, but I am unsure if my data is safe. (at this point the data is more valuable than ...
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Is there a FileVault alternative for Ubuntu

Is there a FileVault alternative for Ubuntu that I can download from the software centre?
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Signed emails from Kmail end up with invalid signature at destination [closed]

I've been signing emails to a mailing list with GPG, but they always seem to come through with an invalid signature. I'm using OpenPGP/MIME format. The only difference I can see is that ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a corporate laptop that is currently running Windows XP with Utimaco's disk encryption software?

A new laptop issued to me is now running a product called "Safeguard Enterprise 5.35 Utimaco Software". Has anyone had success installing Ubuntu in this situation?