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encrypting files with encfs before uploading to dropbox
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houndhen
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February 9, 2016 - 7:29 pm
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I followed the instructions listed here. I would like to access those encrypted files from my laptop or another desktop. However, if I follow the directions like before then I end up with two encrypted folders in Dropbox. One is listed as .encrypted and the other doesn't have the period in front of it. The .encrypted folder has my files but the encrypted one is empty. Can anyone advise me how to access the encrypted files from any of my computers?

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Harold

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Jim Hillier
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Harold, what are we talking here, Windows or Linux?

I can't locate any information re a Windows version or download, where did you get the EncFS software from?

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Hi Jim
I believe EncFS is a Linux based file encryption for cloud storage. I personally have never used it so I am no expert, but from what I read, without the encryption password, I don't see how any file can be accessed. I found this on How-To-Geek
http://www.howtogeek.com/121737/how-to-encrypt-cloud-storage-on-linux-and-windows-with-encfs/

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