Easy Crypt for Ubuntu

    Date03 Dec 2007
    CategoryCryptography
    15789
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Do you consider your files "top secret" information? Do you keep sensitive work information or bank account information on your computer? What your gift list for the holiday season? :)

    Either way, if you want some serious encryption on you system, look no further than EasyCrypt: a military grade encryption tool that can allow for AES 512-bit Whirlpool encryption. I tried using TrueCrypt on Ubuntu in the past, but found it annoying to be entering terminal commands several times a day to access the encrypted file. I find Easy Crypt to be a speedy, practical, and easy to use interface on a daily basis.

    With the basic Easy Crypt setup, your locked files are saved as a hidden file in your user directory, located at /home/username/.easycrypt-crypt (although using the
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