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How to encrypt an entire Disk with full cross platform access? [duplicate]

I would like to encrypt an external USB Hard Drive in manner that allows full access (read+write) from Ubuntu trusty, Windows 8 and optionally Android and older Windows versions. With TrueCrypt ...
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Create folder with special characters in truecrypt on fedora 20

I have a problem to create folders and files containing special characters (eg é, è , ù , ç .... ) Volume: Volume Type : Normal Size: 10M Encryption : AES Hash : RIPEMD -160 File System : FAT I ride ...
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How to mark pending badblocks on mounted SMART disk

Here I'm going to describe some technique I've used to mark the pending badblocks on the disk, what has worked out, but anyway I have some questions about this. Recently I've noticed weird behavior ...
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Automounting External USB 3.0 HDD with truecrypt on linux

Is it possible to mount my external HDD usb device which is encrypted with truecrypt on plug in? I use it only on Linux.
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Is there a way to encrypt a drive with Truecrypt, and keep your data?

Simple question, using the Truecrypt program, can I encrypt a hard drive without it deleting the data on the drive? I know I can do this with Bitlocker on Windows, can I do the same with Truecrypt on ...
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Is it safe to truncate a TC file volume when I need more space from it?

Unless there's something important at the end of them, I plan on writing a script that extends/shrinks these files as I need them. So could I be wrong to try to extend/shorten a perfectly good ...
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Attempting Multi boot with Truecrypt (Full Disk)

I am wanting a Windows 7 multi boot with a Linux lvm, currently I have: sda sda1 Windows 7 sda2 Windows page partition sda3 extended sda5 Linux system 1 /boot sda6 Linux system 2 /boot sda7 ...
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Synology root truecrypt over ssh?

I can not find the syntax to mount a remote volume with truecrypt / ssh . ssh -i /root/.ssh /id_rsa root@192.168.0.107 'truecrypt /home/rep.tc/home/dossier' but not work..... -------- SSH ...
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Full disk encryption with Windows 8 and OpenSuse 13.1 on Lenovo B5400

I have Lenovo B5400 laptop and im trying to use full disk encryption with ability to use Linux next to Windows. Im following this article but unsuccessfully because at some point truecrypt shows h t ...
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LMDE .profile: {truecrypt /media/SDHC/user.tc /home/user} causes login window to appear twice

The goal is to make a portable profile in a truecrypt container, but I imagine it requires modifying every system I use with the container to work like this. The issue at hand is what I'm not ...
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Truecrypt file containers suddenly empty

I have multiple truecrypt file containers on my Google Drive. They all contain lots of files and folders that has worked well over the last 18 months. Today I reinstalled my PC and went from Windows ...
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How to run a program when specific hard drive is connected (in Debian)?

I want to automatically run a specific command whenever a drive (a specific drive, or any drive) is hot-plugged. I am running a headless Debian system. To be more specific, I want to auto-mount the ...
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Recover Truecrypt-encrypted software-RAID5 (maybe overwritten superblock)

I updated some parts of my fileserver and installed the latest Debian version. It detected the mdadm raid, but marked the array as 3 active devices and 1 spare device. I thought this was wrong and I ...
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Encrypt non system partition from command-line using Truecrypt?

I have a Linux machine that has no GUI with an external hard drive containing an ext4 partition on it. I have installed truecrypt but cannot figure out how to encrypt the ext4 partition located on ...
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Raspbmc Truecrypt mpount volume: Failure to communicate with kernel device-mapper

I am trying to mount a 3TB external Volume with Truecrypt on my Raspberry Pi (Raspbmc). I had the same Problem with raspbian running on the Raspberry Pi and dont know how to solve it. I found many ...
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Automatically mount Truecrypt volume on login using account password

I am using an Linux Mint Debian Edition. I would like to have a Truecrypt volume (either a file in my home directory or a separate partition) be automatically mounted on login using my login password. ...
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Creating an NTFS truecrypt container in console on linux?

How do I create an ntfs truecrypt container? There isn't much documentation on commandline usage. I tried the following: $ truecrypt -t -c mycontainer // .. Go through options, selected 'None' when ...
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Truecrypt Ext4 container shared over windows?

I want to create a truecrypt container using ext4 in a linux server. I also want to access the truecrypt volume over the network from a windows desktop. The docs mention something about having to ...
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Can't access OSX truecrypt from linux

I have a truecrypt volume generated on osx. I don't remember which filesystem type I chose, but I think it was macosx extended. I am trying to access this disk from linux ubuntu 12.02, but ...
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Where are the TrueCrypt logs located in Ubuntu Linux?

I have tried many configurations and different pen drives. I am using TrueCrypt 7.1a. It always starts formating and then freezes the whole system, I have to forcibly restar my computer. Where ...
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Hide (Encrypted) windows installation under Linux

I've got a PC running Linux (Ubuntu, in case it makes any difference). I want to install windows (Seven) to a hidden-encrypted partition on that drive. So on boot-up I have a selection screen: If ...
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Dual Boot TrueCrypt Encrypted Windows and Linux with Grub workaround?

The Major issue of not being able to dual-boot on TrueCrypt disc encryption systems won't get out of my mind. My idea is, wouldn't it be possible to create an encrypted HDD with an Windows system on ...
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How to mount truecrypt volume in linux from command line without having the file manager opened?

How do I mount a truecrypt volume in ubuntu from the CLI without a nautilus window being opened? O/S: Ubuntu 12.10 TrueCrypt: 7.1a Command (that opens nautilus): echo "MySuperSecretPassword" | ...
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Why the results of Truecrypt and cryptsetup (LUKS) benchmarking are so different?

I want to encrypt a part of my HDD. But before that I wanted to benchmark the different algorithm available wondering if I should choose aes-xts-256 or aes-xts-512. Note: I don't have aes hardware ...
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Can't install TrueCrypt in Debian Wheezy

In Debian Testing (Wheezy) 64bit, I am trying to install TrueCrypt: root@debian:/media/cdrom0# ls -l total 47120 dr-xr-xr-x 3 root root 2048 Apr 3 2012 32Bit dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 2048 Apr ...
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Possible to have multiboot e.g 2 x Win 7 installations and 1 x linux, all encrypted with truecrypt?

What would be the best approach, and would I be able to clone the first Win 7 installation to become the second boot-up partition os (to save me having to reinstall Win 7 all over again and all the ...
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Encrypting a Dual-Boot Hard Drive

I have a computer dual-booting Windows 7 and Arch Linux. The Arch installation has already been encrypted with LUKS and LVM, as follows: sda Computer's Hard Drive, GRUB2 in MBR | sda1 ...
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Can you run “fsck.ext2 -fycc /dev/mapper/truecrypt1” on an unmounted Truecrypt device?

Can you run "fsck.ext2 -fycc /dev/mapper/truecrypt1" on an unmounted Truecrypt device? The "extra c" in the -fycc causes it to do a supposedly "non destructive" read-write (Similar to what ...
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Truecrypt on Linux (permission confusion)

I am pretty inexperienced with Linux... So please bear with me here. I keep running into permission problems when working with truecrypt on Linux. Currently, I run truecrypt as root to mount my ...
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truecrypt hidden volume as main disk on linux

If you've read Cory Doctorow's Little Brother (a wonderful novel, by the way) you'll know that the main character sets up a Truecrypt-esque hidden volume on his phone. It opens to the login prompt, ...
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TrueCrypt mount processes never quit

I'm having an issue with TrueCrypt under Fedora 16. I use TrueCrypt to mount some external device using command line: /usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/truecrypt --text --mount -p$pass $src $dest Everything ...
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installing linux on full disk encrypted machine [duplicate]

I have machine with windows 7 installed and full disk encryption using TrueCrypt. I'm wondering if there is a way to install linux next to windows but without reinstaling everything and loosing data? ...
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Remove Grub 2 Blockfiles from Partition eg. /dev/sda1

In the process of setting up an encrypted Windows partition along with a dual booting Ubuntu, I have had to install the GRUB bootloader onto a partition /dev/sda1 instead of the MBR. In this setup ...
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Files names with forbidden characters for Windows, disappeared in TrueCrypt

I have files and folders in a TrueCrypt volume that contain the character :, which is not tolerated by Windows. These files were named with this character on a Linux system. When I opened the ...
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Chkdisk on a pre-boot authentication truecrypt drive via VirtualBox

2 drives: 150gb - Linux Mint (not encrypted) 300gb - Windows Vista 64-bit (truecrypt with preboot authentication) I need to repair my windows install (freezes trying to load a system dll, spinrite ...
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Why does writing large numbers of files to Truecrypt device cause splicing file error?

Using Linux, I have a whole backup partition encrypted with Truecrypt. I've been using this device for more than a year. Sometimes (but not always) when I copy large numbers of files to the ...
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Windows 7 Laptop - Truecrypt - Ubuntu?

I have a windows 7 Professional Laptop that has had the entire drive encrypted so as to require a password to allow it to boot up. There is only one partition on the drive that takes up the entire ...
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How to determine file system of TrueCrypt volume?

If a volume file is created by TrueCrypt, how do we determine what is the file system that volume is formatted? Because if the file created from Linux, it can be ext3, if Windows, NTFS, but also ...
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Mount part of a dd image as a truecrypt volume

I have a dd image of a full drive (as a file) that was using Truecrypt system encryption under windows. I want to mount the main partition from that image using Linux's Truecrypt. I am familiar with ...
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I have windows and WDE (truecrypt) installed on HD 1. I want to install linux on HD2. What do I do?

If i install ubuntu as normal on the secondary HD, is it going to over write MBR/true crypt and screw up my main windows install? Any help appreciated!
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Scramdisk for Linux (SD4L)

I can't find any evidence of people using Scramdisk for Linux anywhere. Is it a dead project, or is it just too new for people to trust its reliability and security? Have any of you used it for any ...
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Why doesn't TrueCrypt support system encryption on non-Windows machines?

Specifically, Linux. I would love to be able to use TrueCrypt consistently across all my machines, be they Windows or Linux. As it stands, I can do full-disk encryption with pre-boot authentication ...
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Encryption, loop device and journaling file system on Linux

I've been reading up on tools like Truecrypt, loop-AES and Cryptoloop that use a "loop device" to create an encrypted disk volume within a file. On the README page for loop-AES, it has this paragraph ...
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Remove TrueCrypt whole USB encryption in Linux

I've accidentally encrypted my 8GB usb stick instead of my 4GB stick and now I need to revert the encryption on the 8GB one. There doesn't seem to be an option like this in the TrueCrypt interface ...
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Fedora - what's the easiest solution for the in-place (without data loss) encryption of the (existing) /home partition?

I read that the installer can handle encryption easily, but I don't want to reinstall. TrueCrypt apparently can't encrypt a partition in-place and will require a format. I've looked around at some ...
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Why does changing a truecrypt password take such a long time?

I am changing the password of a truecrypt file container. This takes around 1 minute. Why? time truecrypt --text --change /tmp/user1.tc --keyfiles= --new-keyfiles= --password=known ...
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Can Windows security protect a stolen hard drive?

I am aware of hard drive encryption options like TrueCrypt and other tailor-made solutions, but I am curious as to whether Windows security provides any kind of protection for a drive that is removed ...
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linux file recovery utility for corrupted Truecrypt NTFS disk

I have a true-crypt disk (the whole device is encrypted) with bad sectors. I can mount the volume on Ubuntu machine but every utility I try freezes while trying to copy files of it. Is there some ...
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TrueCrypt: privacy of decrypted data

TrueCrypt claims to store decrypted data only in RAM. But sometimes RAM gets dumped to swap (swap partition or swap file). Is this a privacy issue?