How to Access a Bitlocker-Encrypted Windows Partition from Linux –

There are many reasons to dual boot Windows and Linux. In most cases this setting is fine, but using BitLocker-encrypted Windows partitions makes it difficult to access the files.

The good news is that you solve this problem by using a free Linux tool called Dislocker. You can use Dislocker to decrypt and mount a BitLocker-encrypted partition to access Dislocker while Linux is running. This tutorial shows how to do it

Installing Dislocker

Dislocker can decrypt a partition encrypted with BitLocker.

 Installing Bitlocker Linux Dislocker

First install Dislocker. If you are running a Debian-based Linux distribution, including the base OS and Linux Mint, enter the following command in the terminal:

Finding BitLocker Partitions

Decrypted partitions require device names in order. Tells Dislocker to decrypt the password.

 BitLocker Linux Fdisk Partition and Breaker

Run the following command:

Please note BitLocker's device name. fdisk Encrypted Partition

Decrypting a BitLocker Partition

The next step is to decrypt the partition. You need the device name of the BitLocker partition and the password used to encrypt the partition. 19559014] -v -V -u yourpassword > - / Replace bitlocker [19659000] with the device name of the previously recorded partition. Replace with the BitLocker password that you used to encrypt the drive.

To decrypt the volume read-only, include the option -r :

Partition mount [19659000] The final step is to make the file accessible It is to mount the partition. -o loop / media / bitlocker / dislocker-file / media / mount

You can now access the file manager's "/ media / mount" folder and have full control over Linux encrypted volumes.

  Mounting and decrypting Bitlocker Linux partitions

Include the option -r to mount a partition as read only:

Encrypting partitions on Linux

Because BitLocker is not natively supported, tools such as Dislocker can be used to troubleshoot There is. On Linux, you can encrypt the partition to ensure that all data on that platform is safe. Regardless of the OS you are running, you can see that the data is encrypted.

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