For added security it is a requirement that all laptops provided by the UEA use hard disk encryption.All Laptops that are set up with Ubuntu 14.04 installed as a minimum operating system, will be encrypted.

The user of each laptop will be given a unique password, which is to be be used when challenged after booting the machine.

The user can change the password by running the following command in the terminal.

If you do forget the encryption password then please inform the IT Linux team by emailing