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Increase the size of a LUKS encrypted partition

Even encrypted discs or partitions sometimes need to have their size increased. A LUKS encrypted volume consists of different layers which all needĀ to be resized. To resize an encrypted volume, multiple steps have to be performed to use the additional … Continue reading

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Automount a luks encrypted volume on system start

Linux supports encrypted volumes with luks. When a luks encrypted volume is set up duringĀ installation to be booted from, the volume is already configured and set up. When an encrypted volume is set up afterwards, the volume remains locked until … Continue reading

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Create a luks encrypted partition on Linux Mint

Encryption is not only for someone who has something to hide. There are simple concerns like a lost or stolen laptop that justify a full disk encryption. There are only a few steps necessary to create a encrypted partition. In … Continue reading

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