I have the exact same problem as this gentleman had here: Encrypted Home... Forgotten Password, but no Passphrase , i had an old user with with encrypted /home folder and changed the password from another user to be able to login again. I still have the encryption key stored but the password doesn't work (tried the old and the new one).

What can i do now? I can only MOUNT the encrypted partition but the files are still encrypted and i can't view them.

Thanks in advance.


To all those with the same problem, i managed to fix my problem by changing my password again to the original one i had. After that even without a LOGIN passphrase i was able to read the files with the MOUNT passphrase only using the ecryptfs-recover-private procedure.

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