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Install Ubuntu as Dual Boot encrypted alongside Windows 10 encrypted [duplicate]

I have a machine with a 1TB SSD. 800GB of which are consumed by a bitlocked Windows 10, 200GB are unallocated and thus free space. My goal is to set up Ubuntu on that 200GB space, fully encrypted. ...
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How to create dual boot with LUKS/LVM full partition encryption on same disk? [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial from 2014: https://www.oxygenimpaired.com/multiple-linux-distro-installs-on-a-luks-encrypted-harddrive I am installing Linux Mint 19.1 XFCE and Ubuntu 18.04, both fully ...
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How can I resize an LVM partition? (i.e: physical volume)

I want to shrink my second (LVM) partition, in order to create a new partition in the newly freed space. I am using the Live CD to do so, because I know I can't resize/move this partition while it is ...
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How do I increase the size of swapfile without removing it in the terminal?

Is there a way to increase my existing "swapfile" without having to destroy and re-create it? I would like to up my swap space from 1GB to 2GB. Currently it is set up as such: $ sudo swapon -s ...
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Encrypted custom install

My computer runs Ubuntu. I want to install Ubuntu on another medium. I wish to enable encryption, yet as the ubuntu installer's default choices (erase/alongside/etc...) only concerns the default drive,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 disk encryption

At what point during the installation of Ubuntu 18.04 do I get the option to encrypt my disk? Somehow I missed it, so if I'll need to start over I'd like to know where to look. Alternatively, what ...
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How can I resize an active LVM partition?

I am quite new to LVM and I'm uncertain about what is happening here. I was not the one to initially setup this machine. There is a harddrive of 1tb in size and an LVM partition of only 50gb in size. ...
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How do I dual boot with Windows+BitLocker, and with encryption for Ubuntu, over 2 drives? [closed]

I am very new to Linux and Ubuntu and I have some questions regarding the right way to go about dual booting. I have a Lenovo ThinkPad E570 with an i5, 250GB SSD (which has Windows 10 pro on it), a ...
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How do I encrypt a dual boot system?

I have a dual-boot laptop with four partitions - Windows, swap, Ubuntu (OS) andUbuntu /home. I need to do full disk encryption on it. Ubuntu is running 12.04, Windows is Windows 7 Home Premium.
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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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Grub Setup for dual Ubuntu under EFI

I have installed to versions of Ubuntu, one up-to-date Xubuntu and a 12.04.5LTS Ubuntu. I first installed Xubuntu and later Ubuntu. Since the 12.04 would not write a correct grub-conf on install (I ...
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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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Ubuntu dual-boot with LVM and LUKS install fails

I have a HP Pavilion G7 laptop with UEFI support and a 250GB GPT SSD disk. Laptop initially had Windows 8 installed, but later I made a Windows 10 clean install and reserved some empty space for linux....
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Grub chainloader doesn't work with Windows 8 [duplicate]

What should I enter below to run Windows 8 from the Grub menu? I'm a total newbie, and it doesn't work from the beginning somehow. Ubuntu works perfectly fine, but Windows gives me some error message ...
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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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