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Encrypted Elementary doesn't boot on first try

Actually, that seems like a regular problem across Linux, when people try to use NVIDIA drivers and encrypted file-system. Plymouth doesn't play well with NVIDIA. The temporary solution is to disable ...
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How to encrypt home folder after installing ElementryOS Loki

First, install sudo apt-get install ecryptfs-utils cryptsetup. You'll need to encrypt your home folder while you are logged out, so u need to change account-it has to be account with sudo privileges. ...
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Changing full disk encryption password

Open up a terminal and type: sudo cryptsetup luksChangeKey /dev/sda5 -S 0 If you want to add another passphrase: sudo cryptsetup luksAddKey /dev/sda5 If you want to see which keyslots are enabled: ...
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Elementary OS with custom partitions - lvm, luks - doesn't ask for password at boot

Ok, it seems I've found the solution, but I'd like to see some confirmation because all this stuff seems complex and I see that has been changed multiple times with recent updates of Linux. I ...
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How to unlock a disk during installation?

The question was solved by the original poster. I'm moving that content to an answer, to properly match the Q&A model: I've got it sorted. I just had to use the security password I entered on ...
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How to remove full disk encryption?

It seems that the only way to remove disk encryption it to reinstall elementary os. Just make sure to back up all your files on an external drive before you do. Sorry there is no other way :(
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Check whether full disk encryption is active?

You can boot from a liveusb and attempt to mount your partitions. I you are prompted for a passphrase then It's encrypted. Just to be sure it was done correctly. :)
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Check whether full disk encryption is active?

In terminal use ls -A /home command. If there is .ecryptfs folder then it's encrypted. :)
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Encryption of the 'home' folder

Have you tried this: How to encrypt your home folder ? It's for ubuntu, but elementary is based on it so it should be exactly the same. :)
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How to change password of /home folder encrypting?

Right. There is a bug (filed here) that changing your password while your encrypted home directory is mounted doesn't also change the encryption password of that encrypted directory. (It's possible ...
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Is it possible to remove full disk encryption?

It took me awhile to get around to resolving this, but in the end, I just backed up my documents and made a list of apps I had installed, then wiped the drive and installed Freya, choosing not to ...
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No password change with encrypted home folder

I encountered the same problem the other day. To update your encryption passphrase to match your login password, you need to use the ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase command. There is a more detailed answer ...
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No password change with encrypted home folder

If you have the same thing, you can solve it without reinstalling the OS: Boot your system in nornal mode in the pantheon greeter prompt pressCtrl+Alt+F1 to drop to TTY1 login with your new password ...
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How do I install current versions of OpenSSH and LibreSSL?

Here's how to install current versions of each on your computer. First, download, build and install the latest version of LibreSSL cd /usr/local/src (or whatever directory you like to build software ...
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