how to change linux mint cinnamon boot up disk encryption password

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I'm new to Linux, how do I change the linux mint cinnamon boot up disk encryption password
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Mohammed HamadaSenior IT Consultant

Commented:
Check these articles please.

http://askubuntu.com/questions/109898/how-to-change-the-password-of-a-encrypted-lvm-system-done-with-the-alternate-in

http://www.cyberciti.biz/hardware/howto-linux-hard-disk-encryption-with-luks-cryptsetup-command/

If you mean to change the user on the boot up's password. simply click on Menu top left and type user. then click on User settings and from there you can change it.
For GUI, try
cryptsetup

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For command line, try
cryptsetup luksChangeKey <volume>
< verify and confirm passphrase>

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Commented:
Menu>Accessories>Disks, Click on partition with lock, Click on gears, Change Passphrase

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was much easier than solutions submitted

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