Which online data storage service should you use?

With advent of users having multiple devices and the need to consolidate data in a single place for it to be available on all those devices, online cloud storage services like Dropbox, Wuala, Google Drive, Skydrive, Box, etc have come up. I have only considered the free services.

Each of these services has their own . . . → Read More: Which online data storage service should you use?

Mount EncFS encrypted folder

To mount EncFS encrypted folder, enter: $ encfs ~/encrypted-folder ~/decrypted-folder<enter>

This commands mounts the encrypted-folder and decrypts it’s contents and data into the decrypted-folder. Any data you add into the decrypted folder will be encrypted as it is added into the encrypted folder.

Once you are done with working with your data, you can unmount . . . → Read More: Mount EncFS encrypted folder

Unmount EncFS decrypted folder

To unmount EncFS decrypted folder, enter: $ fusermount -u ~/decrypted-folder <enter>

This commands unmounts the decrypted-folder and leaves you only with the encrypted-folder containing encrypted data in it.

How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux

You can encrypt a single local folder on your computer using EncFS. EncFS will encrypt your data as you create it. Therefore, it requires 2 folders – one to hold the encrypted data and one to hold the decrypted data.

This method can be used on a Ubuntu or Fedora desktop to synchronize only encrypted . . . → Read More: How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux

Encrypting a container file using dm-crypt / cryptsetup instead of TrueCrypt

Encrypting a container file using dm-crypt / cryptsetup instead of TrueCrypt There are many users who use TrueCrypt (http://www.truecrypt.org) to encrypt our data backups for added security. To us, TrueCrypt was one of the best tools available. However, with the latest update on the TrueCrypt website, the developers have stated that those using TrueCrypt should . . . → Read More: Encrypting a container file using dm-crypt / cryptsetup instead of TrueCrypt

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