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Here is the solution from the link I posted in my comment. This comes from here, which references this superuser post. Create .ssh folder in /home for the keys to be stored sudo mkdir /home/.ssh Move existing authorized_keys file into .ssh dir as username sudo mv ~/.ssh/authorized_keys /home/.ssh/username Create symbolic link to authorized_keys file ...


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While eCryptFS is actively maintained by Canonical/Ubuntu engineers and the design is cryptographically sound, eCryptFS has never been formally evaluated for FIPS 140-2 certification or compliance, and it's unlikely that it ever will be. Full disclosure: I am one of the authors and maintainers of eCryptFS.


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Since you're talking about Ubuntu, I'm going to assume you use that. To fix, do the following: first, ensure you're working on the installed system, not the live system. A live image usually has its own root filesystem that makes reinstalling grub harder than it could be. Assuming you mount your installed root filesystem on /mnt, you can do this by ...


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It is possible to generate an fstab entry as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ECryptfs#Auto-mounting_2 Using the mount command one can get the correct mount options and add this to the fstab file /path/to/encrypted/dir /path/to/decrypted/dir ecryptfs ...


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Install the ecryptfs package. Run the command ecryptfs-mount-private. It will prompt you for a password, enter the password for your account on Mint. Installing the package also adds pam_ecryptfs to the PAM configuration, so from now on, if you use the same password for your account and for your ecryptfs passphrase, your encrypted home directory will be ...


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You could first use ecryptfs-add-passphrase to get your passphrase into the kernel keyring, as in pipe-ing your passphrase to it (keeping the passphrase secure, without leaving it in a plaintext file is a concern): printf "%s" "passphrase" | ecryptfs-add-passphrase [--fnek] - Then used mount.ecryptfs_private: mount.ecryptfs_private is a mount helper ...



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