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Questions tagged [veracrypt]

For questions about the VeraCrypt open source encryption application. VeraCrypt can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or storage device.

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stdin to veracrypt in server bash script when accessed via ssh with and without x11 forwarding

On my server with the ip 192.168.142.200 I have a simple bash script (for testing purposes) /etc/custom/scriptOnServer: #!/bin/bash echo -e "$1\n$1" | veracrypt -t -k "" --pim=1 --protect-hidden=no /...
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Clonezilla won't mount encrypted with VeraCrypt partition

I am using Clonezilla from Parted Magic - which I am booting from live USB - because it contains VeraCrypt and Clonezilla. I want to create a backup image of one of the partitions on the hard disk of ...
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Administrative password not accepted

I just finished installing Debian 9.8 Cinnamon and set up a root pwd and my user pwd. Now I want to install veracrypt and it asks me for my administrative password, but the root password doesn't work. ...
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Encrypting hard drive containing the MBR with Veracrypt

I have three hard drives in my laptop: /dev/sdc (an mSATA drive) is where the system is installed and is completely encrypted with LUKS. /dev/sdb (for media/text files - the majority of /home) was ...
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Can a shell script be a global command?

Check this page: https://www.veracrypt.fr/en/Uninstalling%20VeraCrypt.html As the documentation mentioned: ... To uninstall VeraCrypt on Linux, you have to run the following command as root: ...
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Is Encrypting/Decrypting an external USB Drive with minimal priviledge possible?

The following situation is the case: I want to provide my students with an easy way to protect their data securely and encrypted on an external usb drive with the zero knowledge principle in mind so ...
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No thumbnails on Linux Mint?

I have a VeraCrypt volume mounted from an external hard drive and the thumbnails for >90% of the files don't seem to load. Only the first few load then the rest show a clock icon. When I open the file,...
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How to properly dismount VeraCrypt volumes in Linux Mint?

I am attempting to properly dismount two VeraCrypt volumes from Linux. Alas, it doesn't work. Every subsequent boot into Windows I am prompted to check the file system as it allegedly hasn't been ...
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Small files allocateing huge amout of disk space

I have a 20GB encrypted (VeraCrypt) container. On that container I'm storing small files. 200.000 files and the same amount of folders with an averrage filesize of maybe 10KB. Because the container ...
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Version ‘GLIBCXX_3.4.20’ not found [closed]

I have installed VeraCrypt (Raspbian for Raspberry Pi ARMv7) on Western Digital My Cloud (runs ARMv7 processor). When I tried to execute the software, I got the following message: veracrypt: /usr/...
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/etc/sudoers rule is not being obeyed

I have several drives encrypted with VeraCrypt and I wanted to be able to mount them all to automount when I insert a drive containing their keyfiles. This way I only have to decrypt the flash drive ...
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Upgrading CentOS-5.11 kernel

How would I go about upgrading the CentOS-5.11 kernel from 2.6.18-398 to 2.6.24 (or newer)? I'm trying to setup automated VeraCrypt Encrypted Volume on NAS devices. Currently there are known bugs with ...
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crypttab and VeraCrypt

I dual boot Fedora and Windows Vista and want them to share a partition so that I can work on the same files in both Linux and Windows, and I need everything to be encrypted. I encrypted the shared ...