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Ubuntu 18.04: mount encrypted disk

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a new disk, and trying from 18.04 to access my old Ubuntu files, on the older disk. Going into /media/new_user/old_disk/old_user, there is a README file that says: ...
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ECRYTFS_FNEK_ENCRYTED files in /home on extended partition after ubuntu 17.10 install [duplicate]

My drive is configured as: /dev/sda1 - 33.5gig - mount as /, /dev/sda2 extended - 413.6gig, /dev/sda5 swap 7.45gig, /dev/sda6 - 406.15gig - mount as /mnt/temp. After installing Ubuntu 17.10 over ...
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Mount encrypted laptop volume from bootable media?

This is a question related to a previous question I had asked about fixing GRUB related issues with Ubuntu. Essentially, while I can't boot into Ubuntu installation on the laptop itself, I thought I ...
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Forgot ecryptfs password and know just my current user password and my screen is broken. Can't login

First thing, my laptop screen is broken so I used to use it by connecting it to a TV with an HDMI cable. I tried to log in after a long time, and I seem to have forgotten the ecryptfs password. I ...
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How to recover an encrypted directory from a live distribution? [duplicate]

After my motherboard has been changed, the system does not start any more. I think I will have to re-install, but in this case, I am affraid that the encrypted dir will not mount at login any more (...
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Cannot mount old encrypted home directory

I host my home directory on a hard drive separate from the rest of the Ubuntu install. I recently got a new drive and I'm in the process of migrating my user data from the old drive to the new one. ...
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How do I mount an eCryptFS encrypted partition on login?

I want to mount my old encrypted home partition when I login to my new installation. The homes use Ubuntu default encryption (eCryptFS). Both my old and new installation use the same password. How can ...
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Access Encrypted Home Folder

Something happened to my laptop recently and whenever I booted it up, it freezes and my cap locks button blinks. I did a little googling on this and it appears that it is caused due to a kernel panic. ...
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Recover encrypted home folder after reinstallation

Yesterday I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 over Ubuntu 14.04 and now I am not able to decrypt my home folder. I had two separate partitions: / and /home. I formatted my / partition but kept ...
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/home automatically ecrypted during multi boot?

I was attempting to add a Mint partition to my Ubuntu 12.04/Win7 box, when the whole process went south on me. Mint installed correctly but removed the Ubuntu/Win options from my Grub menu. Attempting ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Encrypted Hard Drive Issues [duplicate]

Ok, so I had Ubuntu 13.04 with an Encrypted Harddrive option installed on my laptop. I accidentally deleted important GRUB data trying to make more room in the boot folder i think? So the computer ...
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Mount old encrypted home

I'm aware of this post, but my problem is slightly different. I have two partitions, one with my old Ubuntu 10.04, and one with my current Ubuntu 12.04. My old home is encrypted using ecryptfs, but I'...
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Making the old encrypted /home partition (10.10) available to new install (12.04)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a fresh partition and my old Ubuntu 10.10 has my home directory encrypted. I was wondering if I can mount this home directory as /home/myoldhome in to new install whenever ...
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Unwrapping passphrase and inserting into the user session keyring failed

After entering the correct passphrase at the command ecryptfs-mount-private, I am getting this error: torben@torben-nettop:~$ sudo ecryptfs-recover-private INFO: Searching for encrypted private ...
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Automatically mount encrypted directory, other than home, on login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Securely automount encrypted drive at user login I finally managed to figure out how to mount an ecryptfs encrypted directory (my old home directory) I would like to have it ...

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