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Thread: Encrypting and locking folder

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    Encrypting and locking folder

    Hi i am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS ....i was wondering whether there is any way to lock or encrypt a folder. I am running PC with duel boot. As ubuntu give access to windows partition also. whether i can lock folders in those partitions also from ubuntu?
    Any suggestion will be appreciated..

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    Re: Encrypting and locking folder

    For the windows partition, I think you have to install truecrypt or a similar software to encrypt from inside windows.

    For Ubuntu, see this:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FolderEncryption

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    Re: Encrypting and locking folder

    i guess you can just unmount the win folders from the gui. otherwise if you want to encrypt folders/files you can try this:

    http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/04/...u-11-10-12-04/

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    Re: Encrypting and locking folder

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