Installing and using EncFS

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encfs allows for encryption without creating an entire volume or using the loop device or FUSE module.

Install encfs

apt-get install encfs

Using encfs

encrypted directory is where the an encrypted "volume like" file will be generated. Ext is where the information will be mounted.

cd /mnt
mkdir encrypted
mkdir ext
encfs /mnt/encrypted /mnt/ext

Enter Password

To mount

encfs /mnt/encrypted /mnt/ext

Enter Password