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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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2answers
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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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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 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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1answer
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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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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 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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1answer
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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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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 ...
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How do I get Grub2 to boot a Truecrypt-encrypted MBR?

Given the following system: /dev/sda1 Windows, encrypted using TrueCrypt /dev/sda2 /boot /dev/sda3 /, encrypted (LUKS or how it is called) I now need GRUB2 to boot my truecrypt mbr ): Any hint on ...
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How to repair a file on a truecrypt virtual encrypted disk? [closed]

I have a file (say volume.tc), which is a virtual encrypted disk. When I mount with sudo truecrypt volume.tc /mnt/v, I can access most of the files, but one file on this volume (say ...
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Can I encrypt whole hard drive when dual boot Ubuntu/Win 7 installed on same drive? If so what program?

I am seeking a program that can encrypt a whole hard drive when Ubuntu 12.04/ Windows 7 installed on the same drive (different partitions) using a grub loader. I cannot seem to get TrueCrypt to accept ...
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What is the different between cryptsetup and truecrypt

I used truecrypt volume until now, because the space limitation I looked for other solution to encrypt my data. This is what I found. My question is what is the different between cryptsetup and ...
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How do I test for TrueCrypt?

I'm fairly certain my Ubuntu 11.10 install has truecrypt for my home directory, but how can I check. Preferably without rebooting into a live disk install?
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1answer
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Is it possible to boot Ubuntu on a TrueCrypt root partition?

I'm currently using LUKS device encryption to secure several machines running Ubuntu. The security and integration is nice, but the performance is considerably less impressive than TrueCrypt, and I'd ...
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Can I use gparted to resize a Truecrypt-encrypted partition?

I have an external drive with two partitions - one encrypted, the other not so. I'd like to move all the data to the encrypted partition, and then resize it to take up the whole drive. If I use ...
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How to create an encrypted partition?

well i'm trying to create an encrypted partition and while i formated it i got the option to choose the partition type (fat/ext2/ext3/ext4/xfs/reiserfs/minix/ntfs) is there any benefit of choosing one ...