ecryptfs how to mount or recover from a backup

The easiest way to recover or mount an off-line ecryptfs directory is the built-in command from ecryptfs

sudo ecryptfs-recover-private  It will find your wrapped passphrase and ask for your password and mount it in tmp.  Much easier especially when your current active OS is using ecryptfs too.

This a fantastic tool when going through old backups.

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