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Is it possible to encrypt a hard drive that has Fedora 17 already installed on it? I did some light searching beforehand, but didn't find anything on the subject. Any ...
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    Question Encrypting an existing Fedora 17 installed hard drive


    Is it possible to encrypt a hard drive that has Fedora 17 already installed on it? I did some light searching beforehand, but didn't find anything on the subject. Any help would be appreciated.

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    No. I just did the same thing a couple of months ago. I had to boot into a LiveCD, backup/move the data, encrypt the /home partition with LUKS, then restore/move the data back.

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    I figured that was the case. Thank you for the clarification.

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