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Re: Stretch : mount Jessie encrypted HDD via USB

>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: Stretch : mount Jessie encrypted HDD via USB
>Local Time: October 31, 2017 9:22 AM
>UTC Time: October 31, 2017 4:22 PM
>From: commentsabout@xxxxxxxxxx
>To: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> I'm trying to connect my old Jessie HDD via USB in order to transfer
> files to my new Stretch system (details below). It does not work out of
> the box because it is encrypted, how should I proceed?
> - I only have a laptop;
> - 1 old HDD with Jessie (guided encrypted LVM install);
> - 1 new SSD with Stretch (guided encrypted LVM install), this drive is
> in the laptop;
> - 1 S-ATA to USB adapter.

I found the easiest way is to use a GUI tool. My favorite is probably Gnome Disk Utility (package: gnome-disk-utility).

The Debian Wiki also has some information regarding LVM:


I couldn't find it in the Debian Wiki, but the Arch Linux Wiki has information on dm-crypt and LUKS: