[xubuntu-users] [14.04 64Bit]-Convert NTFS HDD To ext4 & Encrypt?

Elbert LaGrew elagrew at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 00:46:38 UTC 2014


You might find some answers here:

http://askubuntu.com/questions/tagged/encryption

But still, better to do your own research. You learn more that way...IMHO.

--El

On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 7:31 PM, Jesse Palser <
jessepalsermailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
>
> Ok, I will backup NTFS HDD, then format HDD to ext4 and copy data back to
> it.
> How would I encrypt an ext4 HDD?
> (my main system HDD is encrypted - which was setup during O.S. install)
>
> Thanks!
>
> Jesse
>
>
>
>
> On 10/21/2014 08:25 PM, Elbert LaGrew wrote:
>
> You will need to backup all the data on the disk first. AFAIK, there is no
> other way but to reformat the drive as ext4. There might be some other 3rd
> party tools, but personally, I would not trust that without a backup.
>
>  Once you've done that, there are tons of tutorials on the internet on
> how to convert. This is really not a specific issue to Xubuntu Google it.
>
>  --El
>
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Jesse Palser <
> jessepalsermailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> [14.04 64Bit]-Convert NTFS HDD To ext4 & Encrypt?
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I need to safely convert a hard disk drive from Microsoft NTFS to Linux
>> ext4 & encrypt.
>> The hard disk drive is 1TB and is about 75% full.
>> Is there some simple and safe method on Xubuntu 14.04 to do the above?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Jesse
>>
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