TrueCrypt is free-of-cost and cross-platform disk encryption software whose source code is available.

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Putting Firefox in a truecrypt disk

Hello I am new to Ubuntu, my priority is to move the cache to a mounted truecrypt disk, my biggest problem is that I am confused about "directories", because in Windows it was easy to just put the ...
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Not yet another question about truecrypt on usb!

everybody, After reading a few topics on this forum, and the Truecrypt documentation, I still can't understand how to achieve my objective: To encrypt data on a usb device and use it on any ...
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Deja-dup cannot access Truecrypt volume when run from Cron

I have a deja-dup set up to backup into a mounted Truecrypt volume. It works fine but now I would like to run deja-dup in my own intervals via Cron (set up for my account): * * * * * env DISPLAY=:0 ...
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How to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 on an encrypted Truecrypt system?

Is there any way to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 on an encrypted Truecrypt system? Windows 7 is using the whole disk encryption. I know I can start from scratch and install both the systems, but ...
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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 2 HDD dual boot with TrueCrypt-encrypted Windows disk and grub boot loader

IMHO, mine is a special case of the ubiquitous "dual boot Ubuntu and Windows with separate hard drives" case. In my laptop, I've moved the existing "master hard drive" with Win 7 on it to the CD-R ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu without touching the MBR

TL;DR: Is there a way of doing a do-release-upgrade and being sure that it won't touch the MBR? Background: I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have Truecrypt's bootloader in the MBR as I ...
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Mounting NTFS Truecrypt Volume in Ubuntu with certain permissions

I have mounted a truecrypt volume and I am able to read to it fine. What I want to do is to be able to give full access to the drive. When I tried as root to chmod -R 777 /mountpoint, it runs ok. ...
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Can't mount TrueCrypt NTFS volume so I can write to it

I have ntfs-3g installed. I'm with Ubuntu 13.10 TrueCrypt mounts the encrypted volume just fine but it can only be read when i do sudo mkdir or sudo touch i get "cannot create directory ‘test’: ...
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Suddenly can't mount TrueCrypt on 12.04

I have two machines running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit on my main desktop and 32bit on a netbook. TrueCrypt 7.1a is installed on both machines. I have an encrypted partition on my main machine, and a ...
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How to mount a Truecrypt volume with cryptsetup 1.6 and above via pam_mount?

I installed cryptsetup 1.6.2 in 13.10 from this PPA. Versions above 1.6 feature Truecrypt volume support and I can successfully mount my volume from the terminal but haven't been able to automatically ...
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Easy Method to Encrypt a 500GB portable USB drive with True Crypt?

I have a 500GB portable USB drive with about 111GB free space. I followed the steps to make a container on the drive and set the container size to 500GB. I selected AES+Twofish+Serpent for the ...
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Running Ubuntu as persistent LiveUSB, Truecrypt volume not mounting

I am running Ubuntu as persistent LiveUSB on one USB thumb drive. I have another USB thumb drive setup as a truecrypt encryped drive. Everything was working fine for a few days. But now, whenever I ...
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Truecrypt file cannot be dismounted - Ubuntu 13.04

I have mounted a Truecrypt file via terminal and cannot make it disappear. If I do umount it looks that it worked but if I then go to see the files explorer it is still there. It looks to be umounted, ...
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Is there support for encrypting the whole boot/system drive with Truecrypt in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there (or is there not) support for encrypting the whole boot/system drive with Truecrypt in Ubuntu?
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impossible to unmount a truecrypt partition after accessing it via samba

I am using a true-crypt partition, which is mounted inside a samba share. This works as expected, until I access a folder inside the archive from windows via samba. After this it's impossible to ...
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Truecrypt Icon will not Run - Nothing happens

Clicking the Truecrypt Icon results in no. so:- If I type 'truecrypt' at a terminal prompt I get: bash: /usr/bin/truecrypt: cannot execute binary file If I type sudo truecrypt at a terminal prompt ...
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tar.gz file encrypted with truecrypt, how to decode it?

I have installed truecrypt and try it with tar.gz file, where I had some important data. Now when I mount this file I just see empty folder, and was not able to find some solution, how to decode ...
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Auto-mount Truecrypt Volume

I use Truecrypt in Windows for my file history. I'd like to do the same on my Ubuntu partition. I installed Truecrypt but I can't figure out where I can select the auto-mount option. The file is on ...
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Building TrueCrypt on Ubuntu 13.10

With the whole NSA thing people tried to re-build identically looking binaries to the ones which truecrypt.org provides, but didn't succeed. So some think they might be compiled with back-doors which ...
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Can't recover formatted Ext4 partition file system. :( Suggestions?

I've been at this for days now, so I'm hoping you can help me! Original setup: This is a 200GB firewire drive, originally formatted via Ubuntu 11.04 Disk Manager with a Master Boot Record, and a ...
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how to run Truecrypt after installation

I have installed truecrypt on ma Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I can see the icon of truecrypt when i search on the doc.But on clicking on the icon I am not able to run the software or no responses coming ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a separate SSD, AFTER having encrypted my Windows 8 drive using Truecrypt, without messing up the bootloader?

I would like to install Ubuntu on a fresh SSD that is currently not encrypted. My current system contains (among others) an SSD, fully encrypted using Truecrypt on which Windows 8 is installed. How ...
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While compiling TrueCrypt, I get “undefined reference to symbol 'dlclose@@GLIBC_2.2.5'”

I'm trying to compile TrueCrypt 7.1a from source on Ubuntu 13.04. However make fails during the linking process with the following error: Linking truecrypt /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Ubuntu + TrueCrypt + Dropbox + Desktop PC with WIndows 7 + Netbook with 12.04

I have two PCs, a netbook running Ubuntu 12.04 and a desktop running Windows 7. I use Dropbox to share files between the two PCs. I need to encrypt some files, and I have installed TrueCrypt on both ...
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TrueCrypt Distribution with my Software

I've developed software that makes command line calls to a standard volume in TrueCrypt 7.1a. I've included this volume in my software for distribution. I intend to release my software for free use ...
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Possible to encrypt windows 7 with truecrypt with wubi installed? [duplicate]

So I've done some googling and most of the results are a lot older than I'd hope. I currently have windows 7 installed with ubuntu 12.10 installed via wubi. I only want windows encrypted, and do not ...
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Granting administrator privileges to user not working?

I saw the sudoers manual and plan to eventually give the user only rights to run specific programs, but tried testing it with ALL permissions and it isn't working. sudo -l shows this: [sudo] ...
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Truecrypt read only Ubuntu

So i have an issue with Truecrypt after moving across from my Mac OSX. Treucrypt file container created in MacOSX, now living in my Ubuntu home folder. Now when I mount my Truecrypt volume (asks for ...
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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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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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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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Change where basket saves notebooks?

Currently I am trying to use Basket but, I can't find the place where it lets me change where my Baskets are stored. I need to keep them encrypted from prying eyes and want them located in ...
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LiveCD + truecrypt drive have write disabled

I've booted into my computer using a ubuntu 12.04 livecd, and have installed truecrypt. I have mounted a truecrypt drive, but I can't seem to create any files/folders on the truecrypt drive. The ...
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Make Dynamic-Size NTFS Truecrypt Volume

When creating a new volume in Truecrypt, I don't have the option to make it dynamically allocated. I researched the issue and found out that it has to be done on an NTFS filesystem during creation. ...
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What is truecrypt? [duplicate]

I hear people in Ask Ubuntu talk about software called true crypt. I know it is used to for encryption but I do not know more. How does it encrypt data? Is it available for Ubuntu How can I use it? ...
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Console prompt during boot (for truecrypt)

In short: Please provide me with a up-to-date best practice solution to mount my Truecrypt volumes at boot with secure password prompt! I may accept a answer that has nothing to do with Truecrypt and ...
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duplicate truecrypt drive

How would I go about duplicating a truecrypt hard drive for redundancy purposes? I have lots of original video content, which I store on encrypted drives. And wanted to know the best way to create ...
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How do I format a TrueCrypt-encrypted flashdrive?

I encrypted a flashdrive using TrueCrypt, but now I've changed my mind and I want to format it as an unencrypted drive. When I plug it in it is no longer appears on the launcher or in the Nautilus ...
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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 do I write to an outer truecrypt volume when the inner volume protection prevents writng?

In a nutshell After some time using the outer volume of a hidden volume in Truecrypt I cannot write to the outer volume anymore. The protection of the inner volume always kicks in before. How do I ...
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Multiple Passwords on One Account

I'd like to join three ideas into one interesting and sometimes useful feature. There was a question about using multiple passwords earlier this year, but it didn't receive much attention. I'd like to ...
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Bash script to automate truecrypt volume creation, mounting and unmounting

I am trying to code a bash script that will automate the several tasks related to truecrypt. Tasks are: Creating a truecrypt volume, mounting it, copying a file in filesystem, modifying the file, ...
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Wubi, Windows 8, Truecrypt, UEFI, and a big headache

So, I have a fresh install of Windows 8... Here's the issue. When I first installed W8, the Wubi loader would launch just fine, no issues, no fuss... At the time, I elected to avoid installing ...
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How to encrypt Ubuntu home folder or partition and still able to hibernate/sleep my PC?

I am currently dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12. During installation of Ubuntu, I chose to encrypt my home folder. I just don't like the fact that I can't put my computer to sleep or hibernate. ...
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Using portable Mode for true crypt for crypting Portable HDD , USB etc

I was wondering how to encrypt my external HDD so that my data would be safe AND accessible from any OS platform (Windows and Linux). So I went through many posts and forums and found out the best ...
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Opening Windows Encrypted Partition using Ubuntu and TrueCrypt

Let's say your Windows System Partition is encrypted using TrueCrypt. Then you run Ubuntu via a USB Stick. I understand that it is possible to mount a TrueCrypt encrypted partition on Linux, but is ...
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How do I install Truecrypt?

I have a Windows 7 machine with Truecrypt. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with the intention of converting to an Ubuntu only machine but I can't install Truecrypt on Ubuntu. I have been looking through ...
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Which partition is the Ubuntu?

I am encrypting my entire Ubuntu partition with TrueCrypt, but I am not sure which one is the Ubuntu partition? I have dual boot Ubuntu with the other being Windows Vista which has basically no ...