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By Martin Scharm on January 16, 2013 at 4:08 am
encfs is a cryptographic file system. The principle is very easy, you “bind-mount” one directory (containing the crypt stuff) to another directory (where it’s unencrypted). Thus, you can share the encrypted stuff and nobody but you can read your data. So this system is excellent applicable for cloud services like Dropbox, which trap you with some space in the cloud “for free”, but want you to share your private data with them. In some <p>‘s we’ll see how to setup encfs for Dropbox, but let’s first take a look at encfs itself.
By Martin Scharm on September 17, 2012 at 10:48 pm
I wanted to publish this summary about wildcards in the bash (and similar shells) some time ago, but didn’t finish it. But finally it gets published.
By Martin Scharm on September 12, 2012 at 11:17 pm
In the scope of different projects I often have to validate XML files. Here is my solution to verify XML files using a schema.
By Martin Scharm on September 8, 2012 at 8:11 pm
Even shell scripts may get very complex, so it is helpful to know how to debug them.
By Martin Scharm on September 1, 2012 at 3:46 am
I just bought a new printer, the Brother MFC-9120CN. It’s also able to scan and to copy documents and to send them by fax. Since the installation instructions are win/mac-only I’ll shortly explain how to setup the device in a Linux environment.