This brief tutorial will show you how to create an encrypted and password protected folder in Ubuntu Lucid or Maverick with Cryptkeeper. Cryptkeeper is an system tray applet that lets you create encrypted and password protected folders in Ubuntu that can’t be seen or accessed by other users without proper authentication.
To get started, go to Applications –> Ubuntu Software Center.
Then search and install ‘Cryptkeeper’:
After installing, go to Applications –> System Tools –> Cryptkeeper.
Cryptkeeper will automatically attach itself to the top panel.
To create an encrypted protected folder, click on Cryptkeeper applet and select ‘New encrypted folder’
Then type the folder name and where to save the folder and click ‘Forward’.
Type the password and click ‘Forward’.
The folder will be created and ready to be used.
To access all encrypted folder, click on Cryptkeeper applet on the panel and select each folder.
Type the password before it is mounted to be accessed.
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