ecryptfs-mount-private is a wrapper script for the mount.ecryptfs_private utility that will interactively prompt for the user’s login password, if necessary.
~/.Private - underlying directory containing encrypted data
~/Private - mountpoint containing decrypted data (when mounted)
~/.ecryptfs/Private.sig - file containing signature of mountpoint passphrase
~/.ecryptfs/wrapped-passphrase - file containing the wrapped passphrase
~/.ecryptfs/wrapping-independent - this file exists if the wrapping passphrase is independent from login passphrase
mount.ecryptfs_private(1), ecryptfs-umount-private(1) /usr/share/doc/ecryptfs-utils/ecryptfs-faq.html http://ecryptfs.org/
This manpage and the ecryptfs-mount-private utility was written by Dustin Kirkland <firstname.lastname@example.org> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian and Ubuntu systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.