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open veracrypt file with cryptsetup/luks

Can cryptsetup be used to open a veracrypt file like crypsetup can open luks? What is the correct process ? Want to make sure other software can open veracrypt file , command line or gui is fine, as ...
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dmsetup doesn't work with drives over 2TB

The original title of this post was about CryptSetup not loading a Truecrypt device with 4096 byte sectors. I managed to dump the Truecrypt header (with the master key) anyway, but now when I try to ...
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crunch wordlist generation with all combinations

I'm trying to generate a wordlist in order to use it to bruteforce my own Truecrypt container. I do know parts of the password, its built up using blocks of other known passwords to increase length, ...
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Full Image of internal HDD, drive - dd / dd_rescue - with TrueCrypt [bad sectors] [read error]

Background I had a problem under Windows with ndis.sys [sys don't start] Status: 0xc00000e9 Info: Windows failed to load because a critical system driver... To repair I had to fully decrypt drive [...
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Is something wrong with VeraCrypt?

I didn't know where to ask this question, so I decided to ask it here. I think all of you know TrueCrypt, and that something weird happened to it some time ago. In the light of those events at least ...
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mount truecrypt volumes using system encryption passphrase

From a previous Windows setup I have two Truecrypt encrypted harddrives. I can mount these without any problem during my fedora session with: sudo /sbin/cryptsetup open --type tcrypt /dev/sdb2 stuff ...
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Diagnose input/output errors on a Truecrypt container

I have been trying to get a local repository located on a usb drive working on an air-gapped machine. The repository was created with apt-mirror on the same kind of system (ubuntu i386). Currently I ...
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Is there any way to fully encrypt my hard-drive AFTER an installation of Linux Mint?

I'm askin myself, is there any software who can encrypt my whole hard drive with Linux Mint 17.3 on it AFTER the installation? Like TrueCrypt for Windows?! If not and I've to reinstall everthing is ...
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is there a truecrypt for armv7 hard float?

I am trying to get hold of truecrypt for an armhf linux or something similar. I was wondering if there were any sources to do this? or can anyone make a suggestion? I need it so when its ejected ...
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Transfer data over SSH directly in Truecrypt volume

my problem is this: I have to transfer data from my computer to a remote system that doesn't have an encrypted partition. Because I don't want that the transferred data can be retrieved by forensic ...
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How do I get the Truecrypt CLI installed?

I have a unix machine with truecrypt 7.1a installed. I'm trying to mount a volume to test with the command line but I don't have the truecrypt command installed evidently. Did the command line ...
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error mounting truecrypt disk with cryptsetup

Trying to use cryptsetup to mount a drive encrypted with truecrypt. Doing this: sudo cryptsetup open --type tcrypt --readonly /dev/sdc1 encrypted_drive and then typing the passphrase gives me: ...
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Live linux distribution that includes TrueCrypt, to be used for data recovery [closed]

I want to be able to use a CD/USB bootable "live" linux distribution to: read a truecrypt volume mount local drives Ubuntu Privacy Remix seemed perfect as it does include TrueCrypt, but it ...
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Accessed a TrueCrypt container without TrueCrypt. What dangers await?

I've got a TrueCrypt volume. In light of the unexpected demise of TrueCrypt, I've been trying to figure out what to do (reading lots of HOWTO websites). I'd like something that is simple and can work ...
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How do you encrypt a USB drive partition with the Twofish cipher and SHA-512 hash without using TrueCrypt? [closed]

I've been trying to string together the right flags in cryptsetup: cryptsetup -y -h sha512 -c twofish-xts-plain64 -s 512 luksFormat /dev/sdx But it hasn't been working. When I enter the command ...
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How can I semi-automatically mount a TrueCrypt volume using built in system tools?

I recently purchased a new external hard drive and encrypted it with TrueCrypt as I want it accessible from both Windows and Linux. However, when I try to access the mount point for it in Linux it ...
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tcplay: cannot mount filesystem on TrueCrypt volume with hidden volume protection after mapping it

I am using tcplay to work with a Truecrypt volume with a 4 GB hidden volume located at the final gigabyte. When I mount either the normal volume or the hidden volume, they mount just fine. However, ...
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Mount partition with truecrypt using the commandline

I'm trying to mount a encrypted HDD with truecrypt, but I cann't find the device. Where can I finde my HDD and what is the command to mount it in truecrypt? I'm using Raspbian on Raspberypi.
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Live USB linux distro to backup my Windows machine

I just bought a new laptop. It has an SSD. I'm very paranoid about SSDs, and I keep backing up everything. First of all: I am using TrueCrypt to crypt my system partition, which is the entire SSD. My ...
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Dropbox/Copy.com & Truecrypt

I have a partition that contains all my personal stuff, which is mounted at boot under /home/myuser/foo. I would like to synchronize it on the cloud via Dropbox or Copy.com, but I don't trust them, so ...
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How to recover TrueCrypt datas?

I have 1GB worth of data locked up in an encrypted TrueCrypt volume and I forgot the password to it. Is there any way to recover it?
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Can't boot truecrypt's rescue.iso on usb using UNetBootin

I tried Unetbootin to put the truecrypt rescue.iso file on a USB stick, but the USB stick does not boot properly. It gets into an infinite loop with boot default in 10 seconds over and over again. ...
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Editing Truecrypt Hidden Volume's Outer Volume?

I just created a tor hidden (plausible deniability) volume. I used a 32GB USB flash drive, for the outer volume, and made the inner volume 20GB. Does this mean that I can safely add another ~12GB of ...
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Prompt for password during boot with systemd service

This is relevant to Arch Linux (and perhaps other distributions using systemd). I want to mount a TrueCrypt partition at boot. With the old sysvinit, this was pretty straight forward with a script ...
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Mounting external HFS+ device with truecrypt - read only file-system

I´m trying to mount my external HFS+ HDDs on my raspberry pi with raspbian "wheezy". The disks are encrypted with truecrypt so I mount them with the command truecrypt /dev/sda /media/usbdisk/disk1. ...
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How to mount an encrypted TrueCrypt partition always in the same point?

I just formatted my external HD and divided it in two partitions: an ext4 where important information will be, and a ntfs for "compatibility" things (i.e. movies, music, etc). I encrypted the ext4 ...
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Running an .iso in Grub 2 (Truecrypt Recovery)

Backstory: I'm trying to recover a TrueCrypt installation. I've got the TrueCrypt recovery iso - and I'm trying to add that as a GRUB entry (I can still boot into Ubuntu on that same device) or run ...
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TrueCrypt is destoying mdadm volume

I'm setting up a new file server using the same storage configuration as my existing server, but the procedure is failing and i cannot figure out why. my goal is to create a TrueCrypt volume on top ...
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How to decrypt an encrypted container via ssh without entering a passphrase while requiring some client authentication?

I log in to a server via public key authentication and then mount a container (using e.g. LUKS/dm-crypt or truecrypt). At the moment, I have to enter the container password manually. Is there a way to ...
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truecrypt 1: Syntax error: “(” unexpected

I want to use truecrypt on a Linux machine. It is CLI mode only. So I downloaded the x64 and x86 and tried or run the extracted executable file for each version (x64 & x86), but it doesn't work. ...
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How to mount a Truecrypt container with a timeout from the command line?

I'm mounting a truecrypt container via the command line (i.e. truecrypt file dir). Is there any way to have truecrypt automatically unmount the container after a given amount of inactivity in dir?
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How can ubuntu/truecrypt be configured so users can mount volumes if-and-only-if they have proper permissions on the mount-point?

If I add the line: ALL= /usr/bin/truecrypt to the sudoers file this lets all users mount volumes at arbitrary mount-points. The problem is a user could create a truecrypt volume and then mount it at /...
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Is it a script or is it a binary?

At the end, it looks like it's just a regular sh script: [USER@MACHINE ~/Desktop/D] head -2 truecrypt-7.1-setup-x86 #!/bin/sh CHECKSUM=163123652 but @the scripts end: [USER@MACHINE ~/Desktop/D] ...
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Alternatives to TrueCrypt in compliance with Fedora 15 guidelines

Due to licensing issues TrueCrypt is not included in Fedora 15 (source here). Although not address by Fedora itself there's also concerns regarding the developers identities and related issues (source ...
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Does truecrypt leave behind temporary files

I've I have some scans of sensitive documents in image format such as jpg png etc. When I open up the folder containing them which is in a truecrypt file, will nautilus create a temporary version of ...
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Automatically mount encrypted home folder on login

I'm looking into encrypting my home folder with Truecrypt, and mounting it after I've logged in, which should be pretty straightforward. However, it occurred to me that it should be theoretically ...
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Encrypted SD card corrupted

I can't mount a encrypted SD card with Truecrypt anymore. mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/mapper/truecrypt1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error ...
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