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Encryption on Ubuntu: Just the commands

For set-up, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FolderEncryption

Open:
encfs ~/.ncryptd ~/ncryptd

where ncryptd is the name of your directory. Note the dot (.) in front of ncryptd in the first parameter of the encfs command; the encrypted version is an entirely different directory and could have a completely fidderent name from the directory you decrypt it into.

Type your password. Then you can go into the now-populated, writable directory with cd ~/ncryptd

Close:
fusermount -u ~/ncryptd

Note: The close command does not autocomplete on directory names. You have to type it all out, correctly.

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