Adding an encrypted drive in Debian using LUKS and LVM

The idea is to add an additional drive to an existing encrypted installation (using LVM over LUKS, see https://julien.coubronne.net/wp-admin/post.php?post=478) Prepare your disk First you need to identify which disk you want to add: sudo fdisk -l or sudo lsblk Let’s say I want to encrypt the disk “sdc”. It should …

Backing up data from an LVM partition

If you need to access some files on a partition that was formatted with LVM, you can follow this procedure: 1. Get a live CD and boot from it. Here I’m using a Kubuntu live CD, which means all my commands will be done with sudo. Otherwise run from root. …