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Ubuntu can't mount / format formerly TrueCrypt encrypted SD card which works on Windows 8

I have a 2GB SD card which I completely encrypted with TrueCrypt some time ago. However, I lost the key and there was no valuable data on it. Windows 8 formatted it to fat32 without any problems and ...
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truecrypt in bash script called with crontab

I have a bash script that uses truecrypt to mount a volumn. The command is the following: RESULT=$(truecrypt $FILE 2>&1); When I execute the script with bash script.sh I receive the ...
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Do not show GRUB loader after Truecrypt login and remove windows from list

I have a dualbooted laptop running Windows 7 and Kali. Kali has an encrypted partition (LVM) holding all my data and a boot partition. I recently installed TrueCrypt on my Windows computer. So I ...
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VirtualBox in encrypted container TrueCrypt

Sorry for my bad English. I need to hide the use of VirtualBox in Ubuntu. How to install VirtualBox in an encrypted container TrueCrypt? That no one could not get access to my VirtualBox without ...
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How to create Truecrypt volume using zuluCrypt?

I liked to use the GUI zuluCrypt to CREATE truecrypt volumes..I followed the instructions here https://code.google.com/p/zulucrypt/ but when I want to create a encrypted container (create => encrypted ...
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TrueCrypt container sluggish data transfer only in Ubuntu

I downloaded two setup files for truecrypt namely truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz & TrueCrypt Setup 7.1a.exe one for linux & one for my windows8 I installed both the files in respective OSes ...
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Moving files to TrueCrypt encrypted HDD hangs

I'm trying to move several files to an external HDD. The HDD is encrypted with TrueCrypt. Everything works fine until I start moving the files over there. The progress bar moves up to around ~500mb. ...
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cryptsetup - LUKS vs. Truecrypt [on hold]

this question may already been made but I'd like to know how secure LUKS / cryptsetup is compared to TrueCrypt. What is the advantage and what is the disadvantage?
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TrueCrypt 7.1a on 14.04 mount issue

Try to mount a TrueCrypt file Error: device-mapper: resume ioctl on truecrypt8 failed: Invalid argument Command failed
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What's an alternative to Truecrypt with exact same feature set? [duplicate]

Does any software for Ubuntu exist that does the exact same thing as Truecrypt? I know there is a version of Truecrypt for all platforms, but the developers abandoned the project. Please don't just ...
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Truecrypted Windows 7 missing in Grub2 after upgrade

I have an encrypted dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu System and upgraded my Ubuntu today. Everything went smooth but my Windows is not shown in the Grub2-List anymore. Starting up I have the Truecrypt ...
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What do I do since the Truecrypt development has stopped? [closed]

I use to use the tool a lot but now the development it has stopped. So are there any good avntertives to it? See more
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Encryption of partition for dual boot setup

I would like to get Windows 7 along Ubuntu 14.04 on separate disk partitions where Windows partition is encrypted. What are the options to get this type of setup starting from empty disk drive?
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Configure Truecrypt to work seamlessly

OK, this question shows how to install Truecrypt on Linux. But how to configure it correctly in Ubuntu 14.04, so it works fine: a normal user should be able to mount a truecrypt volume without the ...
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How do i find all the truecrypt encrypted container files through terminal?

I have created many encrypted container files through truecrypt and stored it in different locations on my Hard drive. Now i want to list those. How do I list all encrypted container files along with ...
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Problem facing while installing TrueCrypt

I downloaded the .tar.gz of TrueCrypt and extracted it. As per instructions, on clicking on the file 'truecrypt-7.1a-setup-x64' we should get a window that asks us to run the setup. But when I open ...
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How install Truecrypt on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

1.I have downloaded the linux version from http://www.truecrypt.org/downloads 2. Right click on the file (truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz), ->Open with Archive Manager. 3. Double click on the ...
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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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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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Building TrueCrypt on Ubuntu 14.04

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 ...