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How to boot from existing LUKS partition? (dual boot)

I installed elementary os on my laptop that already has some OS's installed. The way I achieve this is; I have an efi partition /dev/sda1 I have a LUKS container in /dev/sda2 The LUKS container has a ...
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I can access to elementaryOs files from outside and/or how to crypt the home folder

I need to hide my files, but from another Linux partition or linuxLive I can access to the files in the home folder. I don't want this. I also tried to set reading right off with chmode but anyone can ...
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Encryption of multiple disk partitions

Recently I have tested many many Linux distros, and I must say to me Elementary seems to be the best in all aspects. I would love to use it, but there is an issue that bothers me: I would love to be ...
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Disk size reported incorrectly after install with HDD encryption and replace empty disk space

During the Elementary OS installation process I checked the "Replace empty disk space" option in the disk encryption settings. After installation the disk size shows 109 GB free. Should the disk ...
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(Is it possible to find out) what caused or might have caused my encrypted home folder to get unmounted?

Two days ago while I was working with OpenShot video editor that was constantly crashing, my home folder got unmounted. When I tried to access my data there were only two files in my home folder: ...
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UEFI dual boot won't dual boot

I have a work laptop that had an encrypted partition with Windows 7 and I wanted to dual boot it with Loki. I installed Loki, but during the installation process it told me that I couldn't install it ...
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Automatically enter disk encrypt password?

I’m messing around with setting up an old Mac Mini to mess with some projects like setting up a home VPN and using it as a free web server to mess around with my website development projects. I set up ...
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AMD Laptop: Boot sometimes fails

I seem to have fixed this issue and posting my answer below. TLDR: this seems to be common problem with AMD machines. I am stuck with a boot problem I struggle to narrow down: I installed elementary ...
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Decrypting a encrypted drive

Recently i encrypted my drive and i dont know how to unencrypt it. Would somebody please help? I have tried to plug it in with a sata to USB adapter, and it dosnt show up.
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If i make my default keyring password blank will my Bitwarden passwords be accessible by other files?

I don't save any password in Brave browser because I use Bitwarden and I enabled full disk encryption on elementary os when I was first installed it. If I have my default keyring password be blank ...