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How can I mount these folders only after I've logged into the user with the encrypted home folder?


What I am trying to do is bind: /home/username/Dropbox/Documents to /home/username/Documents on startup.

On another computer running Ubuntu 12.04 I did this by placing the following line in /etc/fstab:

/home/username/Dropbox/Documents /home/username/Documents auto bind


However, on this computer, I have an encrypted home folder, so fstab claims that the location does not exist on boot, asking me to skip mounting it or manually repair.

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Another option that might be of interest for you, would be symlinking it:

ln -s /home/username/Dropbox/Documents /home/username/Documents
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I hadn't thought about this, is there a way to give the symlink the original Documents folder icon so you can't tell it's a symlink? Edit: I realized I didn't have to delete the folder first and can directly link to the folder still a bit new to ubuntu. lol – fjrichman Jul 15 '12 at 22:31

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