Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I got hdd replaced in my noteboook and now trying to read encrypted home directory from old hdd under freshly installed ubuntu. I tried

mount -t ecryptfs /mnt/old_disk/USERNAME/.private/.Private /mnt/old_home

it mounted the old home, but all files have strange names like ECRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED.FWb....

As suggested here http://askubuntu.com/a/77807/59478 I answered defaults to all questions except "Enable filename encryption ". Any ideas?

Best regards, Eugene.

share|improve this question
    
forgotten to add that there was Private.sig so I didn't run ecryptfs-add-passphrase --fnek. –  user656449 Jan 22 '13 at 9:40

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.