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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I am trying to unmount a encfs folder but I get this error message

I am trying to unmount a encfs folder but I get this error message: entry for /directory../ not found in /etc/mtab Why and how can I unmount the encfs folder? My method of trying to unmount: ...
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Encrypt folders with a nice gui

I am currently using encfs 1.7.4 with gnome encfs manager 1.8.17 to encrypt my confidential files. This manager has quite a nice gui that allows me to quickly mount available (previously mounted) ...
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How to mount encfs in a LXC container

When trying to mount, I have the following error: container# encfs /toto /mnt EncFS Password: fuse: device not found, try 'modprobe fuse' first fuse failed. Common problems: - fuse kernel module ...
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Cron using a command that asks for password

I was able to fix this by using the encfs -S option, this pulls the password from a file instead of prompting for the password every time the script is run. This is not very secure as the password is ...
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encfs reset settings to standard

I do not correctly identify the customizations when it first installs. Encrypted data is now not displayed. How to reset the settings to standard?
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How to prevent unencrypted file to be written to folder reserved for Gnome Encfs files?

I use Gnome Encfs to encrypt a folder. I have it set to "Unmount when idle after 5 minutes". If a open a file from that folder and it stays open in a program, the file can be autosaved after 5 ...
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decrypt encfs on startup

I would like to decrypt an EncFS "volume" on startup. Usually I decrypt the volume like this : cat "/home/user1/encfs.pw" | encfs -S /mnt/encryptedVolume /mnt/decryptedVolume In /etc/init I have a ...
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Gnome Encfs Manager, data recover

I removed the stash with data from manager. Is there a way to recover stash with data? Testdisk about my folder when I try to recover it: No file found, filesystem may be damaged.
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Not allowed to delete a encfs-encrypted empty folder

I have an encfs-encrypted folder and just cut the content of a subfolder of it and pasted it into another folder outside the encfs-encrypted one. While doing that, I got an error message, saying that ...
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How to fix corrupted permissions inside encfs encrypted folder

I manage and mount a encrypted folder with Gnome encfs manager and it worked for years. Suddenly it seems like the files or permissions inside were corrupted. Mounting works as usual on terminal as ...
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Which software to choose for an encrypted backup folder over samba?

What are the different (or the best ;-) softwares to use to reach my goal: an encrypted folder reachable through samba to backup my local datas (with rsync or similar softwares) that I can access ...
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Unexpected encfs+apache permission behavior

I can't write my cache file for my encrypted wiki. [root@localhost user]# namei -mo /var/www/html/decwiki2/data/cache/ f: /...
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Systemd tries to mount encfs at startup

I have a problem with systemd trying to mount my encfs drive /dev/sdb1. Systemd asks for the password to encrypt the drive. This is only a problem when I'm updating Ubuntu, because the installation ...
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Can I Mount ENCFS container from Ubuntu live usb?

I'm having bootup problems with my Linux Mint installation. I'm using an Ubuntu live usb to back up my stuff. I want to mount my ENCFS container to back up the files, but I can't figure out how to do ...
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Encfs mount problem

After a couple of years of working perfectly I can no longer get access to my folders under Gnome Encfs Manager. After typing in my password I receive this message "The mount folder is not empty". I ...
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How safe encfs encrypted files are

Just recently got interested in encryption and some things are unclear. Say my ubuntu user is password protected and i have an encrypted folder. Now let's say someone takes my laptop, checks if i have ...
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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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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 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 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 ...