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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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Recovering EFS files from an unbootable Windows partition

I have several folders that were accidentally EFS-encrypted because of a bug in Windows' built-in zip extraction function ...
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Transparent Linux FS (FUSE or similar) that presents encrypted virtual files from unencrypted physical files?

I have this unlimited online backup solution, which has very few good things to say about it apart from it being free. For instance, though it claims to offer encryption, this seems not to be the ...
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How to create a cross-platform traveler disk with TrueCrypt

I need to create a file-based TrueCrypt volume in a 32GB USB pendrive. If I wanted to access my files in offline computers, I'd need to include the TrueCrypt executable in the pendrive as well. I'd ...
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How is TrueCrypt in-place system drive encryption implemented?

TrueCrypt supports encrypting a system partition while operating system is running. From the docs: Note that TrueCrypt can encrypt an existing unencrypted system partition/drive in-place while ...
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Automatically remove encryption when copying to removable device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Encrypted flag when copying a file from a HDD to a USB drive? Windows OS (8 64-bit). This question has already popped up in How to remove Encrypted flag ...
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Does eCryptfs prefetch and/or buffer data?

I have been experimenting with using eCryptfs as the underlying file system for MySQL data to mimic transparent data encryption for MySQL. I ran some tests to measure the overhead of decryption when ...
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How do I make an encrypted disk image on Debian?

I'm basically looking for an equivalent to OS X's encrypted sparsebundles. The solution should have support for file ACLs and should not force me to specify a size in the beginning (the image should ...
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Is filesystem encryption any good if someone steals my computer while it's on?

I'm using Ubuntu 12, and during installation I have chosen to encrypt the disk and home directory. I only introduce the disk password the first time I log in, so I guess the disk is not encrypted ...
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unable to read the file because its encrypted by windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restore encrypted files after reinstalling Windows XP? The hard drive I was using before with Windows XP sp2 installed crashed yesterday, so I got a new hard ...
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Truecrypt files corrupted after moving PC into another case

I recently bought a new PC case and transferred all of my PC hardware into it. The only hardware modification was the addition of two identical ram modules. The entire process went smoothly, and ...
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Cross platform Hard Disk encryption?

I would like to encrypt my hard drive so that it requires a password to access it. However features like BitLocker in Windows will only work under Windows, and cannot be accessed from another OS such ...
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ext3: maximum recommended partition size / handling large partitions

I would like to do an encrypted install of Ubuntu on a 2 Terabyte drive (i.e., using LUKS/DMcrypt). In order to not have to type in passwords too often, the partitioning scheme will be 50 GB for / and ...
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Windows XP: how to disable automatic encryption on downloaded files

I have Windows XP SP3 and every file I download is automatically encrypted no matter what directory I save the downloaded file in. So it's not as simple as turning off encryption of any specific ...
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Windows 7 created a Encrypting File System key for me. How can I tell if it's in use?

I never knowingly created an encrypted file system, or encrypted files. This similar question proposes that it might have been Office 2010, which is a possibility. (Though it's irritating that some ...
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Whole-disc encryption offer protection when using files?

I've been trying to find an answer concerning whole-disc encryption and keep coming up short. Assuming PGP-disc, TruCrypt and so on work the same way, what happens when accessing data on an encrypted ...
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Loopback mountable encryption for an existing partition image

Is there a way to encrypt an existing filesystem in a file that is mountable via loopback? I thought I had a simple plan for moving from an old notebook to a new one, but actually something does not ...
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Linux - encrypt file system

How do I encrypt file system on Linux (/). I know, how to do that on fresh installation, but how to achieve same, when Linux is already installed? Can i move everything from main partition to ...
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Running a web server with an encrypted file system (all or part of it)

I need a webserver (LAMP) running inside a virtual machine (#1) running as a service (#2) in headless mode (#3) with part or the whole file system encrypted (#4). The virtual machine will be started ...
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Is there an encrypted write-only file system for Linux?

I am searching for an encrypted filesystem for Linux that can be mounted in a write-only mode, by that I mean you should be able to mount it without supplying a password, yet still be able to ...