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  1. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Paddy, I would love if I could use Gnome 3.2 with this setup, not least because alt+tab for me very often freezes my system, but I understand with 18.04 we are locked in to 3.28.2 with this setup.
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  2. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    So after boot-repair did not resolve the issue, which was not surprising as it is a complex setup, I properly read the description of the fix-grub.sh script, which is designed to resolve issues when...
  3. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I have also asked for help here: 16.04: Mount existing boot partition from live USB to repair grub?
  4. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I have booted into a 16.04 live USB, and mounted the container containing boot and root. I open in a terminal the dir /media/ubuntu/root/usr/local/sbin and then input sudo ./refreshgrub but this...
  5. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I was hoping maybe it could be fixed with the live USB, maybe running the script, or completing one of the final installation steps to fix grub?

    It took a lot of time to get my system working as...
  6. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Paddy, I did sudo apt upgrade, and at one point there was a message about a new version /etc/default/grub being available, but my local version being modified, and I backed up local version to ~, and...
  7. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Thanks Paddy, I will follow that advice.

    And about the loop partitions, are they anything to do with a ManualFullSystemEncryption setup?

    Also, is there a way to force the refreshgrub script to...
  8. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Thanks for that.

    Paddy, I am trying to make a permanent change to my Windows 10 grub menuentry, so that it boots to \EFI\VeraCrypt\DcsBoot.efi instead of EFI\Microsoft\Boot\Bootmgfw.efi. I am...
  9. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Both issues on my desktop were resolved, the method is in each thread linked in my previous post. I can confirm both issues also occurred when I followed the guide to install 18.04 on my Dell XPS...
  10. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Thanks for the info. I downloaded 18.04 LTS last night, created the USB stick with Rufus, deleted my system and data partitions, filled both with /urandom, and followed the guide again verbatim.
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  11. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    The question now is whether to keep going with 18.10, or start again with 18.04...

    It is crucial for work and study that my desktop (and my laptop which I will work on next) are working, and if...
  12. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Hi Paddy, thanks for the input.

    I have completed the Windows 10 install, and I did let it update as I know some of the major releases make changes to at least the recovery partition.

    I have...
  13. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    I decided to opt for a complete reinstall of both operating systems, and so far I have filled the HDDs with dd using /urandom, and executed a hdram --secure-erase-enhanced on the SSD before filling...
  14. [all variants] Re: Manual Full System Encryption has been updated and simplified

    Paddy, first of all, Merry Christmas, and thank you very much for authoring your guide on the Community Help Wiki.

    When I first attempted dual booting Windows and Ubuntu with LUKS and LVM some...
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