Ubuntu encrypted user directory fubarred

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 20:11:16 MST 2009

Charles Curley wrote:
> I agree. I conjecture that's a byproduct of not being able to mount the
> encrypted stuff as part of login. Experimentation has shown that if I
> boot a computer and ssh in, the encrypted stuff is not available. I did
> not check access to /etc explicitly, but I don't recall problems doing
> that.

I dunno.  I've never used any encrypted partitions, but it seems to me
that unless you've encrypted /etc somehow, not having the encrypted
partition mounted shouldn't make any difference to permissions on /etc.

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