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I have the following:

  • mcrypt installed
  • a file with a .zip.nc extension
  • a password

How do I use mcrypt to decrypt the file? The man page isn't very helpful.

I've tried

mcrypt -k password file.zip.nc > output

But nothing seems to be happening.

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Try:

mcrypt -d file.zip.nc

You should then be prompted for your password and the file should decrypt.

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