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Mounts or creates encrypted virtual filesystems. See also fusermount, which can unmount filesystems mounted by this command. More information:

  • Initialize or mount an encrypted filesystem:

encfs {{/path/to/cipher_dir}} {{/path/to/mount_point}}

  • Initialize an encrypted filesystem with standard settings:

encfs --standard {{/path/to/cipher_dir}} {{/path/to/mount_point}}

  • Run encfs in the foreground instead of spawning a daemon:

encfs -f {{/path/to/cipher_dir}} {{/path/to/mount_point}}

  • Mount an encrypted snapshot of a plain directory:

encfs --reverse {{path/to/plain_dir}} {{path/to/cipher_dir}}