Hello Linux Geeksters. Gnome EncFS Manager is a Gnome application, similar to Cryptkeeper, working with many desktop environments. With a simple graphical user interface, Gnome EncFS enables the users to encrypt folders from the local hard disk, usb sticks and other removable devices. To mount the encrypted directories, the user has to insert the desired password. Among other features, Gnome Encrypt also has support for Dropbox and Ubuntu One, in order to help sync the encrypted folders on multiple computers.
The latest version available is Gnome EncFS Manager 1.8.4.
In this article I will show you how to install Gnome EncFS Manager 1.8.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Pear OS 8.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Gnome EncFS Manager 1.8.4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the gnome-encfs-manager package:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gencfsm/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gnome-encfs-manager
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