Decrypting an encrypted partition?
Murat D. Kadirov
md.kadirov at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 17:57:51 UTC 2012
On 12.03.2012 23:21, Amichai Rotman wrote:
> I posted a few days a go a question about upgrading a netbook with
> Ubuntu Oneiric that was installed with the encryption checked.
> I forgot to mention that I usually do not use the upgrade route, I do
> a fresh install, while choosing to manually patition the drive and
> actually only format the root (/) partition and configure the mount
> points for the rest.
> I'd like to upgrade to 12.04 by de-cryting the partitions, installing
> a fresh 12.04 and then manually encrypt the partitions using a key file.
> I'd appreciate any pointers for any of these stages, but the most
> important is the de-crypting of the existing partitions.
The only way to decrypt partition is move your data to non-encrypted
partition/disk and format encrypted partition.
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