ecryptfs how to change default mount location from Private Ubuntu Debian Centos How

In a lot of distros like Debian, ecryptfs will mount itself in /home/yourusername/Private

This is controlled by Private.mnt which may contain the mount path like this:

/home/yourusername/Private

Change the default mount location of ecryptfs by modifying this file:

home/.ecryptfs/yourusername/.ecryptfs/Private.mnt

After you unmount and relogin, you should find ecryptfs is now mounted in the updated path specified in Private.mnt


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