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Can you unencrypt / remove encryption from a user home folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop using built-in home directory encryption? During installation I have chosen to encrypt my user's home folder. Can I un-encrypt it? How would I do that? I just ...
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How to disable encrypted home directory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop using built-in home directory encryption? I know having an encrypted home directory is a great security function but I want to disable it. I am using Acronis True ...
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How do I disable the Home encryption offered during install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop using built-in home directory encryption? During install I ticked the box to enable encryption for my Home directory. I'm concerned that it is effecting ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: remove home encryption but leave whole disk encryption [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04.02 server with full disk encryption, but also enabled home directory encryption which is now interfering with some other system functions. How can I disable home directory ...
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How to remove encryption password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to stop using built-in home directory encryption? Recently i installed ubuntu 12.10 on my system and by mistake put up an encryption password, the password that is ...
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How do I boot into a root shell?

When booting to the graphical desktop fails we sometimes are recommended to boot into a "root shell" or to boot in "recovery mode". How do I do that?
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How can I completely remove ecryptfs from my system and delete .Private?

Few days back I have installed ecryptfs, created a private directory using it. Now my Ubuntu login became super slow. I have tried removing ecryptfs from Synaptic. I found It, it can not be deleted ...
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Autostart XBMC at boot

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 desktop 64-bit. I've installed the latest version of XBMC (Eden). Everything seems to be working great. The only small issue I'm running into is that I can't figure out how ...
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How to get NVidia GeForce GT 210 drivers working on Lucid Lynx?

I have a workstation with NVIDIA GeForce GT 210 graphics card & Ubuntu 10.4, and am having rather annoying problems trying to get them working together. (On other machines and earlier Ubuntu ...
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How to access encrypted Ubuntu 16.04 files from Windows 10 in a dual boot system?

I am unable to access my Ubuntu 16.04 files from my Windows 10 OS, because I had enabled encryption during installation. Is there a way I can decrypt and use my files from Windows? Else, my plan is to ...
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How will 12.10 disk encryption affect performance?

As the title suggests. Massive performance degradation? And what technology does it use?
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Trying to disable home folder encryption

I am trying to disable the home folder encryption on my Ubuntu 16.04. I followed this tutorial, but unfortunately something went wrong: http://www.howtogeek.com/116179/how-to-disable-home-folder-...
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Problem when trying to install a service for running Virtualbox VMs headless

My goal is to have Ubuntu start and stop a headless virtualbox VM gracefully when I start and stop my host machine(Ubuntu 10.04). I'm using a script provided by Quadir Kareemullah's page. This is ...
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Reusing encrypted home directory in a fresh system installation

I had my home folder encrypted during installation by checking "Encrypt my home folder". Now, I'd like to reinstall the system, but reuse this home folder. (I have 2 separate partitions for / and /...
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Delay mounts after encrypted home folder is ready

I have set up a few bind mounts in fstab, mounting one folder in my home directory to another (AeroFS no sym-link circumvent). My home folder is encrypted. When the system boots up, it attempts to ...
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