How to mount USB ext4 encrypted disk

Hello Garuda users,
I just installed Garuda Soaring Qtile and I have a problem:
I can't mount my external USB drive, which is encrypted with LUKS and formatted in ext4.
It seems that Garuda does not even feel its presence. I love Garuda and I hope I can fix this. Thanks for any help

garuda-inxi output:

  Kernel: 6.0.2-zen1-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0
    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
    root=UUID=ac484dd4-c23e-4160-a4d3-a7117011b730 rw [email protected]
    root=/dev/mapper/luks-4cf849a1-409c-4eef-9eb0-bc91632db087 quiet splash
    rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
    resume=/dev/mapper/luks-90df1fb2-b8c4-4c9e-831a-2a5a6b74fe00 loglevel=3
  Desktop: Qtile v: 0.22.1 wm: LG3D vt: 1 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux
    base: Arch Linux
  Type: Desktop System: LENOVO product: 90HU00FXIX v: ideacentre 510-15ICB
    serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 3 serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: LENOVO model: 36EB v: SDK0J40700 WIN 3258137300085
    serial: <superuser required> UEFI-[Legacy]: LENOVO v: O3QKT34A
    date: 04/29/2019
  Info: model: Intel Core i5-9400 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Coffee Lake
    gen: core 9 level: v3 note: check built: 2018 process: Intel 14nm family: 6
    model-id: 0x9E (158) stepping: 0xA (10) microcode: 0xF0
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 6 smt: <unsupported> cache: L1: 384 KiB
    desc: d-6x32 KiB; i-6x32 KiB L2: 1.5 MiB desc: 6x256 KiB L3: 9 MiB
    desc: 1x9 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 3806 high: 4005 min/max: 800/4100 scaling:
    driver: intel_pstate governor: performance cores: 1: 4002 2: 4005 3: 3997
    4: 2900 5: 3936 6: 4000 bogomips: 34798
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Vulnerabilities: <filter>
  Device-1: Intel CoffeeLake-S GT2 [UHD Graphics 630] vendor: Lenovo
    driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-9.5 process: Intel 14nm built: 2016-20
    ports: active: none empty: DP-3,HDMI-A-2,HDMI-A-3 bus-ID: 00:02.0
    chip-ID: 8086:3e92 class-ID: 0380
  Device-2: AMD Lexa PRO [Radeon 540/540X/550/550X / RX 540X/550/550X]
    vendor: Bitland Information driver: amdgpu v: kernel arch: GCN-4
    code: Arctic Islands process: GF 14nm built: 2016-20 pcie: gen: 3
    speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 8 ports: active: HDMI-A-1 empty: DP-1,DP-2
    bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:699f class-ID: 0300 temp: 38.0 C
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.4 compositor: Picom v: git-c4107
    driver: X: loaded: amdgpu,modesetting alternate: fbdev,intel,vesa
    dri: radeonsi,iris gpu: amdgpu display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.00x11.22")
    s-diag: 582mm (22.93")
  Monitor-1: HDMI-A-1 mapped: HDMI-A-0 model: Samsung LF24T35
    serial: <filter> built: 2022 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 92 gamma: 1.2
    size: 528x297mm (20.79x11.69") diag: 606mm (23.9") ratio: 16:9 modes:
    max: 1920x1080 min: 720x400
  API: OpenGL Message: Unable to show GL data. Required tool glxinfo
  Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel
    v: kernel alternate: snd_soc_skl,snd_sof_pci_intel_cnl bus-ID: 00:1f.3
    chip-ID: 8086:a348 class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: AMD Baffin HDMI/DP Audio [Radeon RX 550 640SP / 560/560X]
    vendor: Bitland Information driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 3
    speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 8 bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 1002:aae0 class-ID: 0403
  Sound API: ALSA v: k6.0.2-zen1-1-zen running: yes
  Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
  Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.66 running: yes
  Device-1: Intel Ethernet I219-V vendor: Lenovo driver: e1000e v: kernel
    port: N/A bus-ID: 00:1f.6 chip-ID: 8086:15bc class-ID: 0200
  IF: eno1 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Realtek RTL8821CE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
    vendor: Lenovo driver: rtw_8821ce v: N/A modules: rtw88_8821ce pcie: gen: 1
    speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: 3000 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:c821
    class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp2s0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-1: Realtek Bluetooth Radio type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
    bus-ID: 1-14:5 chip-ID: 0bda:c024 class-ID: e001 serial: <filter>
  Report: rfkill ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: down bt-service: disabled
    rfk-block: hardware: no software: no address: see --recommends
  Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 13.77 GiB (1.5%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Seagate model: ST1000DM003-1SB102
    size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
    type: HDD rpm: 7200 serial: <filter> rev: CC63 scheme: MBR
  ID-1: / raw-size: 922.71 GiB size: 922.71 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 13.77 GiB (1.5%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-4cf849a1-409c-4eef-9eb0-bc91632db087
  ID-2: /home raw-size: 922.71 GiB size: 922.71 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 13.77 GiB (1.5%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-4cf849a1-409c-4eef-9eb0-bc91632db087
  ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 922.71 GiB size: 922.71 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 13.77 GiB (1.5%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-4cf849a1-409c-4eef-9eb0-bc91632db087
  ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 922.71 GiB size: 922.71 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 13.77 GiB (1.5%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-4cf849a1-409c-4eef-9eb0-bc91632db087
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 7.63 GiB used: 28 MiB (0.4%) priority: 100
    dev: /dev/zram0
  ID-2: swap-2 type: partition size: 8.8 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2
    dev: /dev/dm-1 maj-min: 254:1
    mapped: luks-90df1fb2-b8c4-4c9e-831a-2a5a6b74fe00
  System Temperatures: cpu: 35.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 38.0 C
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: amdgpu fan: 1998
  Processes: 277 Uptime: 3h 48m wakeups: 0 Memory: 7.63 GiB
  used: 2.77 GiB (36.4%) Init: systemd v: 253 default: graphical
  tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 12.2.1 clang: 15.0.7 Packages: pm: pacman
  pkgs: 1400 libs: 360 tools: octopi,pamac,paru Shell: fish v: 3.6.0
  default: Bash v: 5.1.16 running-in: alacritty inxi: 3.3.25
Garuda (2.6.15-1):
  System install date:     2023-02-25
  Last full system update: 2023-02-25 ↻
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       snapper NetworkManager mkinitcpio
  Windows dual boot:       <superuser required>
  Failed units:

I obtained this output with the external USB disk connected to the USB port

Thanks again for any help

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Greetings! Thanks for the help. The disk is external and not system: it contains only my backups.
Now I am also disturbed by the constant display of the error:
the desktop manager is not active...

the desktop manager is not active...

where? When? Why?

Greetings! As soon as I log in to Qtile, a small window with an exclamation point in a red field and the text "the desktop manager is not active" begins to be displayed every some seconds!!!

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