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Use private keys only from ssh-agent, avoiding “Too many authentication failures”

I store all my private keys encrypted in encfs file. I mount (decrypt) encfs file to folder, add all private keys to ssh-agent with a lifetime flag and unmount folder. In this case my private key ...
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Mount encfs volume created by encfs4win on OS X or Linux

I created a few encfs volumes on Windows 7 using encfs4win. One is on Dropbox others are elswhere. I am not able to mount these volumes on Linux or OS X. On Linux Mint I use the frontend Cryptkeeper ...
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Mount encfs volume via RDP client

On a Windows machine with Windows 7 installed I created an encfs volume in Dropbox using encfs4win. I can mount this volume without a problem when I am working on that machine. I tried to mount that ...
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fuse + encfs, can mount but cannot unmount with fusermount

I created two directories in home, and mounted them with default configurations with encfs. That worked well enough, the file system is mounted and encrypted fine. The odd part now is that I cannot ...
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why is rdiff-backup not compatible with encfs ---reverse

I'm trying to use encfs with rdiff-backup to ensure that my backups to a remote server are encrypted. The easiest way to do this would be to use encfs --reverse - which means encfs will create a ...
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Moves decrypted EncFS folder

Recently I choose to use EncFS to encrypt some info in Dropbox. I created my "decrypted" folder in an EXT4 partition but I want to move it to a NTFS one. What should I do?
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brew install encfs - script stalls

I'm trying to install Encfs on OS X 10.9. The installation seems to stuck on the last step in the following script: bash-3.2$ brew install encfs ==> Installing dependencies for encfs: boost, osxfuse ...
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encfs mysql datadir: Errcode: 13

I'm using encfs to encode the /var/lib/mysql data directory, but mysql returns Errcode: 13 at any attemp of create tables or databases. To do so, I moved all files to a temporary dir, created the ...
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Do encfs stashes with the same settings produce encrypted files with same encrypted contents and encrypted filenames?

If I create two files with the same content and filenames (and paths) in two separate encfs filesystems that share the same settings and key, will the encrypted versions of those files (as well as ...
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Backup with rsync in an encrypted folder

I want to backup a folder from a remote server in a local folder encrypted with encfs. The files in the remote folder are owned by different users and I want to keep ownerships. The local folder is in ...
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How can I get Dropbox not to sync a particular folder that doesn't have read permissions?

I am using Dropbox 2.4.10 on OS X. I use Spotlight with an encfs-encrypted folder inside my Dropbox, which is mounted with the -o local option to get it to work on OS X 10.9 (see here). As a result, ...
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How can I store encfs6.xml in another location (and still make it detectable)?

How can I make encfs4win search for the encfs6 file in another location? I tried modifying the encfs_mount.cmd file at the end, like so: set ENCFS6_CONFIG=c:/test1/.encfs6.xml %pathtoencfs%encfs ...
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Is it possible to make encfs mount point unwritable when not mounted?

I am using encfs and I've been quite happy with it so far, but I have one issue that can be somewhat annoying. Say my favourite mount point is ~/encfsmnt. My problem is that if my encfs isn't mounted ...
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Can a mounted encfs provide information enabling future access?

If someone has access to a system with an encfs mounted, can he extract information that enables him to decrypt the encfs content some time later?
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Install EncFS on Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8)

I use EncFS to encrypt my files. So far, I've been using the installer provided by BoxCryptor. It packs EncFS 1.7.4, MacFuse and MacFusion in one installer and works nicely on Mountain Lion. But ...
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How to encrypt existing files with encfs

Encfs documentation explains how to create two new folders (raw storage and mounted folder). Once a new file is created in the mounted folder, it is automatically encrypted and saved to the raw ...
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Is there a way to encrypt a mounted file system for off-site backup?

I want to efficiently back up an encrypted copy of my hard drive. I am currently using rsync to backup an unencrypted copy, and I find it quite efficient. I looked at duplicity and rsyncrypto, but ...
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Not automount with encfs on login?

I would like to use encfs to create an encrypted folder but i do not want to automatically mount it when the user logs in. I'd like to type the password eachtime. How do i configure it to do that?