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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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Elementary OS with custom partitions - lvm, luks - doesn't ask for password at boot

I've tried installing Elementary OS with a custom partition scheme, using both LVM and Luks, but after the installation I can't log into the system: the kernel boots but cannot mount the encrypted ...
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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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Encryption of the 'home' folder

How can I encrypt only the home folder? I do not want to enable the encryption from the installation procedure.
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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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Enable Full Installation Encryption After Install?

I am Dualbooting with Windows 10 which is encrypted by Veracrypt (System Partition). Due to dualbooting when I installed Elementary OS I couldn’t enable encryption. How can I do it after the fact now?
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libnss3 package version update (document signing issue)

I am running EOS 5.1 lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: elementary Description: elementary OS 5.1 Hera Release: 5.1 Codename: hera I am currently experiencing a ...
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ElementaryOS stopped booting up. Blinking cursor

maybe somebody out there is able to help me out. I've switched from Windows 10 to ElemtaryOS on my gaming rig about a month ago, after having ElemtaryOS on all my Laptops. Now i wanted to start my ...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno stuck on cryptsetup successfully

I did a fresh install of elementary OS on a new msi gf72 8rd. I used the default partition settings with full disk encryption. When I booted for the first time I hard reset my laptop after 15 minutes....