How to add user with encrypted home folder in Xubuntu 18.04 LTS or Ubuntu 18.10

After a long while, upgraded from Xubuntu 16.04 LTS to Xubuntu 18.04 LTS and was in for a surprise. No encrypted home folder. Support for this was dropped as ecryptfs-utils was no more maintained by it’s maintainer.

However, fret not. Encrypted home folders can still be created as below. Make sure you take a backup . . . → Read More: How to add user with encrypted home folder in Xubuntu 18.04 LTS or Ubuntu 18.10

Read EncFS encrypted folders using BoxCryptor

You can read folders encrypted using EncFS you put onto the Ubuntu One cloud storage service using BoxCryptor at http://www.boxcryptor.com from any Windows, Mac computer or even your Android or iOS smart phone. To enable encryption using EncFS on Ubuntu, refer to the steps outlined at http://www.askmeaboutlinux.com/?p=2022. Unfortunately, BoxCryptor is not available for the Symbian . . . → Read More: Read EncFS encrypted folders using BoxCryptor

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