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PAM module to automatically mount encfs filesystems on login

This PAM module integrates encfs and PAM, so home directories are automatically mounted on login. EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space, this PAM module easily allow each user to have an encrypted home, and mount it automatically using its login password as encfs password.
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To use libpam-encfs on Debian you need to modify /etc/pam.d/common-auth and add
pam_encfs to it. Under a normal setup, if you don't use more special pam modules
just add *before*, it should be something like: 

auth 	sufficient
auth	required nullok_secure use_first_pass


 --  <>, Wed Sep 12 14:16:37 2007


pam_encfs by Anders Aagaard <>

*Documentation is written quick and dirty, if something is wrong/you can't get it working, PLEASE mail me :)*

Put pam_encfs.conf in /etc/security and modify your pam to load (for example):
auth required

and if you want to auto umount on logout:
session        required
(note that setting "encfs_default --idl


libpam-encfs ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Link using gcc instead calling ld directly. Hopefuly closes ubuntu bug
    number 205783.
  * Activate patch 05_wait_for_fusermount. The patch was created to solve
    bug #1465558 in, but I forgot to activate it. 

 -- Rubén Porras Campo <>  Tue, 22 Apr 2008 23:02:23 +0200

libpam-encfs ( unstable; urgency=l


This package was debianized by Rubén Porras Campo <> on
Mon, 12 Sep 2005 17:11:01 +0

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