Did I erase a configuration file I shouldn't? share|improve this answer answered Mar 28 '15 at 20:05 Gilles 370k686731123 ecryptfs-mount-private returns Error: Unwrapping passphrase and inserting into the user session keyring failed [-5] Info: Check the system I decided (a while back) to make my own password using ecryptfs-wrap-passphrase after some message with an auto-generated password (I wanted my own password). My password wasn't actually "password" so my keys would be different. get redirected here
I don't show that as an output from: $ sudo ecryptfs-add-passphrase -fnek Passphrase: Any other thoughts? This may be easier at times than guessing. Maybe someone can do this for $? Now my new system in new hdd and I tried to recover 300GB+ files of old encrypted directory and no luck.
Instead using ecryptfs-recover-private I was using ecryptfs-unwrap-passphrase, which I think is for specific data, though I don't feel like looking up the difference. Now with your solution, I finally recover my data. Do you have other ideas for decrypting the filenames? Try to recover this directory? [Y/n]: y INFO: Enter your LOGIN passphrase...
I had already found similar answers elsewhere, but I always ended up with a strange error at the end. You might try both your current, and your new password, or any other that you might have used. Original design by Cesar. moreover i'm really not sure where to find the keyring that pam is adding to -- i looked through my gnome keyrings and don't see the ecryptfs password anywhere in them.
I formatted the / partition and > kept the /home one. I have a fingerprint reader set up (pam_fprint.so), so my common-auth looks like this: # # /etc/pam.d/common-auth - authentication settings common to all services # # This file is included from GodGen says: 2009-11-05 at 02:42 /*/*/ Antti, you're the world's largest. Mounted eCryptfs Now you are able to access the decrypted backup in OldHome directory and you also have correct filenames. 61 Responses to "Recovering Files From eCryptfs Encrypted Home" Newer Comments
Can you tell me any more about how you worked did this, in case there's an actual bug here? :-Dustin Changed in ecryptfs-utils: status: New → Incomplete Changed in ecryptfs: status: The one different thing that you do is sudo mkdir -p /home/paulj/Private. Are there any saltwater rivers on Earth? Nonetheless, I try and run the command advised to be from the README, (ecryptfs-mount-private) though, it is telling me my login is incorrect.
so no system files in backup. Thanks again! Sudo Ecryptfs-recover-private Command Not Found You might try both your current, and your new >> password, or any other that you might have used. >> >> When you can unwrap your mount passphrase successfully, you should Ecryptfs-mount-private INFO: Found [/media/0f417b42-11a0-4539-9cae-e11ce3b289c3/home/.ecryptfs/ torben/.Private].
antti says: 2009-10-28 at 16:39 You could first check that Filename Ecryption is used (ls
ecryptfs-utils set to manually installed. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. Sorry to hear about the trouble you're having. > > I made a huge mistake and I need some help. > > I was running Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu eboy PS In my opinion this is a bug with utmost priority, because it concerns data loss (at least as perceived by the average user) in the stable Xubuntu distribution.
If you setup your Encrypted Private Directory in the installer, there was an installation screen that said: There is no way to recover this passphrase if you lose it. Passphrase: Error: Unwrapping passphrase and inserting into the user session keyring failed [-5] Info: Check the system log for more information from libecryptfs [email protected]:~$ Syslog has this information: ecryptfs-insert-wrapped-passphrase-into-keyring: Incorrect wrapping I had multiple tries first without a reboot when I had the same error and when I rebooted and tried again it worked. this page What should I do?
Background: I've mounted an external drive via USB, which contains my old (encrypted) home folder. This is a emergency, please help. I had 83,000 bloody files decrypted with fuc**d up file names, now I see them. In the case that you are not able to unwrap your passphrase, you should have recorded it somewhere.
This leads to the following situation. antti says: 2010-04-24 at 21:36 First, try to go through the whole procedure with a rebooted system. You might try both your current, and your new password, or any other that you might have used. Here are his contacts: launchpad.net/~kirkland He seems friendly.
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