Questions about: encryption

This is a small note that describes how to encrypt and decrypt a ZIP file from the Linux command line. I’ll show how to create a password protected ZIP archive from one or several unprotected files or folders. Warning! The standard ZIP encryption is
GnuPG (GPG) can use asymmetric and symmetric encryption. Asymmetric crypto involves a two keys, a public key for encryption and a private key for decryption. See djeikyb answer on this page for asymmetric key usage
Is there any simple (IE: right click in Nautilus) way to password protect a particular folder/file in Ubuntu? I've got a few files containing sensitive info and I'd much prefer that if/when I leave my computer alone, they aren't accidentally accessed
Unfortunately, there is no easy solution to securing your stuff. Think about your use-case, maybe something other than plain AES is better suited. If you want very simple platform independent encryption, you can use openssl
WARNING: CryptKeeper has recently been reported that it has a universal password bug that puts your data at potential risk. This issue may not yet be fixed in Ubuntu, use this solution at your own risk. Relevant bug information links:Upstream bug: ht
I messed up my system earlier, I was greeted with a black screen, when booting in to Ubuntu. When I started up my laptop, I selected the recovery option from the grub menu, and chose fallback at root terminal. I saw that I was able to use the add use
I have a new Ubuntu 10. 04 installation with encrypted home directory (using the built-in encryption offered by Ubuntu installer). What’s the easiest way to stop using encryption? (I
May 3, 2010 When I installed, I selected the option to encrypt my home folder. I believe this is causing constant crashes now, since error message is user id/password related. Is there a way to remove the encryption? Ubuntu Security :: Removing Encry
This question is related to another one by @Stefan, but it is not a duplicate of it. The questions are slightly different: the author simply wanted to know if this had been implemented, while I'm asking for help specifically on how to do this (in a p