Questions specific to LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) disk-encryption specification in general, such as setup questions or questions about how LUKS works. Use this tag if your question directly involves the LUKS disk encryption; do not use it if you just happen to be using an encrypted LUKS disk and your question is about a specific Linux configuration.

LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) is a disk-encryption specification. It is the standard for Linux hard disk encryption. LUKS stores all setup necessary setup information in the partition header, enabling the user to transport or migrate his data seamlessly.