Backup of private folder

Asked by zberra on 2008-11-03

Will i loose the encryption if I backup the private folder to say an external harddrive with an simple copy operation?

Thanks in advance

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2008-11-03
Sam_ (and-sam) said : #1

Hi,
I'd try it with a test case.
Check out caveats
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EncryptedPrivateDirectory

zberra (zberra) said : #2

Thanks alot