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Old 02-08-2013, 06:28 PM   #1
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Truecrypt cannot see encrypted USB drive

Connecting the encrypted USB HDD adds device /dev/sdc.

From the command line, attempts to mount the device end with
Error: No such device or address:
In the GUI, /dev/sdc is not listed on the "Select device..." list.

I have successfully mounted this USB HDD using Truecrypt on Ubuntu 12.10 on this dual-boot computer.

Any ideas what additional configuration might be required?

(Slackware 14 64-bit, TrueCrypt 7.1a installed from
Old 02-08-2013, 08:47 PM   #2
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Are you sure it is /dev/sdc on slack? What does it show in your syslog when you plug in the USB device.
Old 02-09-2013, 10:58 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by joncoles View Post
Error: No such device or address:

In the GUI, /dev/sdc is not listed on the "Select device..." list.
ls /dev/sd*
and check the output, your device is most likely named differently.


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