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In a nutshell, to use hibernate on encrypted swap you'll need to create a keyfile which is then used to unlock the LUKS-encrypted swap partition. This is in contrast to using a random encryption key, an option not compatible with hibernation. Of course, with this approach the location of the keyfile matters. You're best bet is to also encrypt your root ...


I believe the easiest way would be to crypt your /home partition by using some tool like LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) : You can find a nice guide on how to do so here : . Of course, you can always reinstall the entire system. This could be even more optimized ...


OK, unplugging power form the mac stops/halts the encryption process.

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