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Is there any way to decorrupt a file in Ubuntu 11.04? I think the file might have got encrypted when I shutdown my system but didn't decrypt correctly when I started up. Or, does Ubuntu auto backup anywhere? Anything that might help me restore a lost file could help.

The filesystem is ext4. Its only one file that not working correctly, and it stopped working after I had to manually shutdown my system.

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I suggest you try file system checking utilities.. "fsck" the partition/volume the encrypted file in question resides on. You may need to boot off a LiveCD or something to do that check. Once that's done, try decrypting your file again. If that doesn't work, I fear you may be SOL. But maybe others will know tricks.

Good luck friend!

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Its ext4. Its only one file that not working correctly, and it stopped working after I had to manually shutdown my system. –  Jcubed Jun 27 '11 at 19:12

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