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Issue with encrypted lvm during setup

How can i access a different form of partitioning, like in old alternate cd's or debian's installer, where i can choose to create a partition, make it encrypted, then add a LVM group to that encrypted ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 besides already existing Ubuntu 12.04 with encrypted home

Currently I have Ubuntu 12.04 with encrypted home (extra partition) installed on my Notebook. Now I would like to install 14.04 on my SSD (also inside my Notebook). Will 14.04 recognize my encrypted ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu full disk encrypted but Windows untouched

I have been dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 for a while now. In the past, I have used the "encrypt home folder" option to add (some) security to my installation (ie. now no one can easily steal my ...
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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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What are the advantages/disadvantages of the new encryption feature in ubuntu 13.10

I'm in the middle of installing 13.10 and the Ubuntu page I was following on how to install from a USB stick says nothing about these two choices (on the Installation type screen): 1) Encrypt the ...
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Does encrypting home folder during the installation also encrypt other user's home folder after the fact?

If I were to select the option to encrypt my home folder when installing Ubuntu, then does Ubuntu automatically encrypt other user's home folder that I create after I installed Ubuntu?
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LVM logical volumes do not activate on boot on 13.10

I am running an UbuntuGNOME 13.10 and I set it up without an LVM during the installation process. I am now running it with to encrypted partitions, one is containing a LVM. This all works fine, ...
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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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814 views

Unsafe swap space detected

So I had a Ubuntu 13.04 installation and I had encrypted my hard drive while I was doing installation. I was playing around and mistakenly deleted all the partitions, now I downloaded lUbuntu 13.10 ...
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Upgrade Ububtu 12.04 x86 to x64 on a LUKS encrypted HardDisk

I want to install Ubuntu x64 without having to back-up everything to an external drive. What would be the necessary steps to mount the encrypted hard-disk during the installation? The rest should ...
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184 views

Black screen after installing Ubuntu 13.10 from USB (Encryption used)

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.10 encrypted, but I am having trouble doing so. Steps followed to reproduce problem: Boot from a Live USB made with the UUI from Pendrivelinux.com. This same ...
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How to setup a system for easy reinstall, savety, easy handling with full disk enryption?

4TB Drive, lots of data, not all of it will be backuped later but is still important. I like to be able to reinstall ubuntu over it without losing the data. Should I have 2 Partitions inside one ...
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Dual boot with windows on an encrypted drive, any problems?

I have Windows 7 at the moment and the whole system HDD is encrypted by TrueCrypt. I would like to make new partition on that drive install Ubuntu there and encrypt it as well. At the moment the ...
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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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1answer
91 views

How to encrypt SSD and HDD

I have a computer with an SSD for the system and an HDD for data. I want to encrypt both of them. Is the following configuration correct? SSD size: 20 GB | HDD size: 40 GB And what is the correct ...
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grub-efi-amd64-signed failed on LUKS encrypted disk

Am I doing something wrong installing using LUKS in dual boot? I've got a dual boot system with Win 8 installed, I'm re-installing ubuntu 13.10 along side to enable full disk encryption, following ...
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1answer
71 views

Verify if root is encrypted or just home -

Can I verify/check if a partition (root and home) is encrypted? If it's not encrypted, can I encrypt after installing, or do I need to install again? I want to have root and home partitions ...
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1answer
451 views

Can I Reinstall and Format An Encrypted Hard-drive?

In layman's terms, I'm essentially trying to do a reset on my computer. It's my secondary desktop, so I don't have anything important on it. But since I moved, I misplaced my passphrase for the disk ...
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How do I set up a semi-encrypted Ubuntu installation?

You know that Ubuntu installer has an option to encrypt the whole root partition. The password is asked every time you boot. This seems to be a great deal, easy, convenient, really nice except one ...
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I SCREWED UP. Disk Encryption, Failed Re-install won't work, am completely hosed

I take full blame for this, but I screwed over my system and don't know what to do next. Here's what happened, and I hope someone can give me advice on next steps. I have an Acer Aspire one, ...
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93 views

Ubuntu not starting after installation with encrypted partition

English translation(using Google translator): The following error message appears during the boot process: The drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not yet available Wait continues, ...
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142 views

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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1answer
834 views

How to install Debian with encrypted / and passphrase required before login-screen? [closed]

I'm trying to install Debian in my Dell inspiron 8GB ram + 500GB HD. Althought I could install it without any problems with the regular install and even with a few modifications, I'm trying to ...
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Need help when reinstalling ubuntu

I have six partitions on my hard drive, Ubuntu occupies sda5 and sda6 for swap. I wanted to move some space from a Windows 7 on one partition. I tried to expand my Ubuntu partition with gparted. When ...
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Encryption of the Ubuntu install has made my OS unworkable. Can it easily be resolved?

If, I've not got any files saved as it's brand new, how easy is it to just completely overwrite the install? I'm going to try tomorrow. Almost gave in a re-installed windows but will try again. At ...
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Installing encrypted LVM with Ubuntu 13.04 on a PC with several hard disks

On a PC with several hard disk, my desktop PC, how can I tell the installation program of Ubuntu to use LVM encrypted for one HD, and not the other one (which actually contains a windows 7 partition; ...
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423 views

Unable to see the UI while using USB modem

I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my system. However, when I tried installing my USB modem of the type ZTE AC2787, I found that the file explorer couldn't detect the modem. Additionally, I ...
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93 views

How to install (fresh) 12.04 with disk encryption AND bigger /boot and swap?

I'm installing Precise (12.04) on a laptop with 2G RAM and a new 1T disk. As it's a fresh install, preserving old content is not an issue. I'm using the alternate install disk. I want a 1G /boot and ...
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108 views

Something wrong with ubuntu 13.04 installer

Sorry if the answer is obvious, but I can't figure it out. First of all, while I'm trying to install Ubuntu, I chose the "something else" option because I want to manually specify the partitions. The ...
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138 views

Sharing /home and non-system directories between multiple distributions of linux?

Lets say, I have Ubuntu, Debian, Backtrack, etc. on the same laptop. I have an encrypted home folder, and use full disk encryption at the same time, and would like to find a way to: Move the home ...
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1answer
332 views

Dual boot encrypted Ubuntu 13.04/12.04(option on installation CD) and Win7

Really sorry if someone had already asked this question, but I searched on this topic for a long time and only came up with the ones that used truecrypt. So, is it possible to do the following: With ...
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Why am I given the option to also encrypt my home folder after I've selected system encryption?

I am installing Ubuntu 13 with full encryption but why am I given the option to also encrypt my home folder. Surely the home folder is covered under the system encryption? I'm confused.
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Ubuntu 13.04 cryptsetup fails, unencrypted fails too

Dell Inspiron 1501 AMD 64-bit AhtlonX2 Previously had Windows Vista installed, formatted and cleared all partitions and did a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04. First install was encrypted, I kept ...
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260 views

Does the Ubuntu Server iso support full disk encryption out of the box?

Does the Ubuntu Server iso support full disk encryption out of the box? If no, what options do I have to do this out of the box with a stock ISO now that alternate got nuked?
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863 views

Install Ubuntu onto USB thumb drive with encryption and LVM

I would like to install Lubuntu 13.04 onto a thumb drive with encryption. I have two thumb drives, one live USB with Lubuntu which I plan to install from, and another 16GB USB that I would like to ...
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1answer
346 views

preseed with LVM and crypto fails with “An error occured while creating the keyfile.”

I am trying to set up a preseed installation that will automate most of the installation of a desktop computer with Ubuntu 13.04. Disk partitioning with LVM works fine, but I need to encrypt the ...
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How to make a fresh install while also creating new partitions and keeping encrypted home directory

How can a machine be securely migrated from "Ubuntu - single partition - home directory encrypted" to "Debian - separated partitions for OS and home, and maybe for swap too if that is an advantage - ...
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Running truecrypt on ubuntu without root privileges

I have an encrypted trucrypt volume that I would like to mount from my university labs running Ubuntu 12.10. I do not have root permissions. I download the file truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz from ...
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Dual-Boot failure with Grub (13.04 and 12.04)

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 alongside 12.04 and I'm not able to boot with it (I go straight to 12.04). I chose encrypt full drive and use EFI. In order to fix this, I think I should update grub or ...
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556 views

Full disk encryption & boot partition from a CD

I would like to try enabling Full Disk Encryption under Ubuntu 13.04. I would also like to put my boot partition on a burnt CD-R, rather than unencrypted on the HDD. A CD-R has a number of advantages ...
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Questions about full disk encryption

Completely new user here, I've been reading for a couple of hours about ubuntu's full disk encryption but I just don't understand some basic points. When installing ubuntu's full disk encryption, ...
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How to update cryptsetup till version 1.6.1?

Hello current version of cryptsetup is not capable working with truecrypt partitions. Versions after 1.5.x are capable.(http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/Cryptsetup160) So here is the latest ...
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How to set up a bootable Truecrypt USB with Ubuntu on it?

Oddly enough, I haven't found the solution to this yet, unless I've misinterpreted the search results I've been seeing. I want to encrypt a USB flash drive so that I can select "Boot from USB" on any ...
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3answers
5k views

Manual LVM encryption setup with Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying hard to get ubiquity works. The thing is that I want to setup Ubuntu 13.04 on a full encrypted LVM aside a Windows installation. So I can't use the default option of full disk encryption. ...
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How do I install on an encrypted disk now that there is no alternate CD?

How do I install Raring in an encrypted disk? There's no alternate CD and on regular raring CD there is no option to mount the existing encrypted partitions!
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614 views

Dual Ubuntu Installations with Whole Disk Encryption

My goal is I want to have a Xubuntu/Ubuntu dual boot, with a catch - I want the disk to be fully encrypted with the dm-crypt (native supplied) whole disk encryption. Now I know, out of the box the ...
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182 views

How can I encrypt the entire disk while installing Ubuntu?

I want to install Ubuntu with encryption. This will damage my boot system? Will I need to remove my Windows system? How can I do that? What version of Ubuntu give me this feature?
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installing ubuntu with full disk encryption including encrpyted boot on i-USB Pendrive ii-A regular HDD

Hi how to install Ubuntu 12.04+ with full disk encryption including encrypted boot partition : a- to a USB drive ie. 16GB or 32GB b- to a HDD
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1answer
810 views

Should I use Logical Volume Management and Encrypt the installation on SSD?

Should I enable Logical Volume Management on my SSD? What i want to know is if enabling either encrypt the "encrypt the new ubuntu installation for security" option or the "Use LVM with the new Ubuntu ...
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New encryption feature in Ubuntu 12.10: home encryption or full disk encryption? or both?

How do I correctly encrypt the entire partition when installing Ubuntu 12.10? I ask because the new Ubuntu installer now shows two encryption options. After choosing "Encrypt the new Ubuntu ...