How to Encrypt Ubuntu Home Folder After Installation

Posted by hanuca on Sep 4, 2012 5:17 PM EDT
Softpedia; By Marius Nestor
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The following tutorial will teach Ubuntu users how to encrypt their home folder after installation, for enhanced security.

Giving the fact that we live in a virtual word where hackers grow like mushrooms every day, we think that it is essential for every computer user to use secure connections to the Internet, as well as encrypted hard drives.

All supported Ubuntu operating system to date allow the possibility to encrypt your home folder at installation, but if for some reason you forgot or expressly omitted to select this functionality, we give you now the opportunity to enable it after installation.

The following guide will give you step-by-step instructions on how to convert your unencrypted home folder to an encrypted one, for enhanced security over your sensitive files.

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