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by aasche
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Offer to help with AESCrypt Deb/Ubuntu support
Replies: 4
Views: 3655

Re: Offer to help with AESCrypt Deb/Ubuntu support

PPA is still up but only LTS versions are supported (14.04, 16.04). I'll try to add 18.04 later this year.
by aasche
Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Offer to help with AESCrypt Deb/Ubuntu support
Replies: 4
Views: 3655

Re: Offer to help with AESCrypt Deb/Ubuntu support

If somebody prefers an unofficial PPA for installing:
by aasche
Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Error Encrypting Files When The Name Or Path Contains Spaces
Replies: 5
Views: 3781

Re: Error Encrypting Files When The Name Or Path Contains Sp

If you're using the GUI, this might be a bug. The GUI just passes the filename to a script that executes the aescrypt binary. Something might get lost in translation. If you have a space in the path and see an issue, that's likely the problem. It should be considered as a Linux-specific bug of aesc...
by aasche
Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: strange behaviour under linux
Replies: 9
Views: 6135

Re: strange behaviour under linux

If you want to look at the proposed code changes for the GUI, see this: https://github.com/pigsflew/AESCrypt/commit/08c7c6fa2d04654d1a29cfb62c02388217d84c4b This is an outstanding pull request, but I've not gotten around to integrating it. I will give a try and report my practical experience, asap :)
by aasche
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Help installing AES Crypt on Linux Mint 17 Qiana
Replies: 1
Views: 3302

Re: Help installing AES Crypt on Linux Mint 17 Qiana

I can not find AES Crypt in the depository so I am left with just 2 other options. Find a get/install command line to use to download AES Crypt or from the download location use the exe. to install. Would you be able to advise me In what direction to best acquire AES Crypt and get it installed prop...
by aasche
Mon Oct 06, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: strange behaviour under linux
Replies: 9
Views: 6135

Re: strange behaviour under linux

There is a problem with the GUI code and spaces. I didn't write that code, but I know what the issue is. We need to get that fixed. as soon as possible... :) That is the problem the script in the GUI code has. It calls the command line tool, but fails to protect names so the shell will do the right...
by aasche
Sun Oct 05, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Help with aescrypt_keygen with Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 9
Views: 4869

Re: Help with aescrypt_keygen with Ubuntu 12.04

paulej wrote:You don't need "-C /" if the tar file contains the absolute path /home.
That's right, but then restoring within my homedir, this doesn't work as expected.
by aasche
Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Help with aescrypt_keygen with Ubuntu 12.04
Replies: 9
Views: 4869

Re: Help with aescrypt_keygen with Ubuntu 12.04

paulej wrote:Before you can try to untar the file, you need to decrypt it. Try something like:

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aescrypt -d -k keyfile -o - backup_files.tar.aes | tar -xvf -
Nearly perfect, but restoring needs an additional option:

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aescrypt -d -k keyfile -o - backup_files.tar.aes | tar -xvf - -C /
by aasche
Fri Oct 03, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Uninstall AESCrypt on Linux
Replies: 1
Views: 2852

Re: Uninstall AESCrypt on Linux

It's quite simply:

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sudo /usr/share/aescrypt/uninstall