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[all variants] Encrypted Ubuntu Home Directory Question

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I wonder to know if the home directory is encrypted and the system is online as well as the user of the directory is logged in, when there is an intruder who break into the system, does the intruder see the content of the files inside the said encrypted directory? This question has been asked to my friends. Some of them stated that the intruder cannot see the content of the files but the others disagreed. I know that when the system is offline or boot from Live CD/DVD, nobody can read your content of the files inside the hard drive without your passphrase. When the system is online, (Hardware)