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The short answer is that encrypted volumes are not really more at risk. The encrypted volumes have a single point of failure in the information at the beginning of the volumes that maps the password (or possibly several passwords for systems like LUKS) to the encryption key for the data. (That is why it is a good idea to encrypt a partition and not a whole ...


Select manual partitioning and create two new partitions in the free space: A small one (about 500 MB), which you format with a Linux file system (e.g. ext4). Select /boot as mount point for it. For the remaining space, choose "Use as: physical volume for encryption". Afterwards, go through the process of configuring encrypted volumes (in the top of the ...

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