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Just like in the title,

boywithaxe@Xerxes:~$ sudo ecryptfs-migrate-home -u test
[sudo] password for boywithaxe: 
sudo: ecryptfs-migrate-home: command not found
boywithaxe@Xerxes:~$

I realise this could be a very stupid question, but googling the string didn't return anything. Any ideas?

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You need to install the ecryptfs-utils, do that using these commands on a terminal

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ecryptfs-utils

or look for ecryptfs-utils in the Ubuntu Software Center.

Don't forget your should not run sudo ecryptfs-migrate-home for a user currently in logged in.

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That did it! I tried sudo apt-get install ecryptfs and that didn't find anything. I assumed it would have been included with the install, seeing the user is asked to encrypt straight after the install. Regardless, thank you very much that helped :) –  boywithaxe Jan 12 '12 at 20:32
    
FWIW, to search for applications (on the command line) try apt-cache search ecryptfs –  bodhi.zazen Jan 12 '12 at 20:47
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@boywithaxe when trying to figure out what packages you need but you do not know exactly the name you can also press tab to auto complete the same you do with a command on a terminal or auto complete for a path. –  Bruno Pereira Jan 12 '12 at 21:04
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