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EncFS is a Free (GPL) FUSE-based cryptographic filesystem that transparently encrypts files, using an arbitrary directory as storage for the encrypted files.

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Is there any way of preventing an encryptd folder from showing sundry file information?

I have set up an encrypted folder with EncFS and use it successfully through the terminal on ubuntu 14.04. One thing I have noticed though on the hidden encrypted folder while on giving away name or ...
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What's the status of encfs?

Is the encfs project no longer maintained? It seems the last update 1.7.4 was released on November 18 2010. In a security audit several weaknesses have been identified, but no updates have since been ...
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Encfs to decrypt Cryptkeeper folder

I had a folder encrypted with Cryptkeeper that I copied from another system. I thought I lost all those files, but after examining the folder I found a .mypics_encfs folder. Inside the folder ...
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Mount file system path as encrypted?

I know how to mount an encrypted ext4 partition. However, now I want to do the opposite. I want to mount a folder of an existing partition somewhere else in my filesystem, but when accessing it, files ...
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Is there a way to test if I will be able to login again?

I messed up with my files... Again... Now I am concerned if I will be able to login again once I logout. Is there a way to test if the essentials files are all there? My home was encrypted during ...
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Gnome encfs Manager problem! Seeing all files even after unmount

I am either missing the whole point of that ENCFS System or fail to understand how the Gnome encfs manager works! when i create a stash i intentionally chose a newly created and EMPTY directory on a ...
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EncFS, Dropbox and suddenly lower cases

This is a long-shot, but I wonder if anyone has experienced the same as I just did. I have Ubuntu 12.04 at home and at work. All partitions involved are ext4. The set-ups at home and at work are ...
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encfs not decrypting all files

Had an encrypted drive that I kept on Dropbox. Did a clean install When I downloaded encrypted files, everything was there. When I gave encfs the key, most of the files were decrypted. But not all. ...
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encfs not decrypting on clean install

I did a clean install of 12.04 (after a failed upgrade to 12.10 - beware the graphics drivers) I had used encfs + Dropbox to create an encrypted backup. I have downloaded the .encrypted files, the ...
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remove folders from encfs control

I have encrypted a few folders with encfs. I no longer want to do so; I want these folders unencrypted as before. How do I remove the folders from encfs control? Thx
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encfs mysql datadir: Errcode: 13

I'm using encfs to encode the /var/lib/mysql data directory, but mysql returns Errcode: 13 at any attemp of create tables or databases. To do so, I moved all files to a temporary dir, created the ...
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encfs won't decrypt my encrypted folder - password incorrect

I use encfs to backup my data to my external hard drive. Until yesterday everything has always gone fine. Then, after formatting my internal hard drive, I needed to access data on my encrypted folder ...
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How do I mount an EncFS volume at /media/username/mountpoint?

I am using Gnome EncFS Manager [1] on Ubuntu 13.10. If I create an encrypted folder (known as a stash) and an unencrypted mountpoint, both in the Home folder, it works. For example, ~/test-encrypted ...
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encfs error while decoding the data

I have installed encfs and started using it to secure all my personal & office data and it was working absolutely fine until 2 hours back. The setup is like this. I have a folder in Copy folder ...
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how to open encfs folders in 13.04 now that cryptkeeper no longer works

I've encrypted a folder using cryptkeeper to store important stuff. After installing 13.04 cryptkeeper no longer works. How can I open my encrypted folder? I have tried Gnome Encfs, but I can't seem ...
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Ubuntu One sync notifications not showing when using Encfs

I have followed Encrypting data in Ubuntu One to set up Ubuntu One with Encfs. It's working well and I can save files on one device and instantly read them on the other. I have verified that the files ...
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Is encfs safe with Ubuntu One

I am using Ubuntu one as my cloud storage and using encfs to encrypt some sensitive data but I am not sure if this is safe? Can someone, if s/he has my U1 password, download my encrypted data and ...
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How to change the default location of /home/.encryptfs

Situation: I have a 2 large HDs setup in RAID 0 config and mounted in /raid (redundancy) I moved my /home to /raid/home. I hacked around configs to ensure that Ubuntu understands that I want my ...
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Prevent Encfs reverse mode from including other filesystems?

I would like to use Encfs to encrypt a copy of / for a backup by using the reverse option and then running my backup tool on the virtual, encrypted filesystem. Whenever I back up through other tools ...
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Filesystem that gives an encrypted view of a directory—the inverse of EncFS

Currently I'm using EncFS to encrypt my directory "confidential" to ".encconfidential" and sync that encrypted directory using an online service (e.g. Dropbox, UbuntuOne etc). However my entire disk ...
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is there a way to autorun-on-DISconnect a USB external drive (U10.04)?

I have a small USB HD I've bought for doing daily backups, which has an encfs system on it. I've got an autorun script in the root that does a couple of things including mounting the enc-FS and that ...
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How to encrypt folders on my NAS with Cryptkeeper?

I use EncFS with Cryptkeeper to manage my encrypted folders (containing personal data files, bank, scans ...). I would like to encrypt a folder on my NAS Synology but even when I have my NAS folder ...
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encfs home directory: ssh access dismount after a while

I've setup an encrypted homedir according to this EncryptedHomeDirectoryHowto. To gain ssh access I've added auth required pam_encfs.so to /etc/pam.d/sshd $ cat /etc/pam.d/sshd | egrep -v ^# auth ...