I have a specific use case in which there are multiple users and I only need the Home folder for each encrypted using something like eCryptfs – https://www.howtogeek.com/116032/how-to-encrypt-your-home-folder-after-installing-ubuntu/ – but it is buggy and under-maintained and many have reported does not work with Ubuntu 18.04+ and even sometimes stuck in a login loop. Any alternative to eCryptfs? Thanks
Good morning all,
I tried to use john the ripper on the sample : ecryptfs_sample_metadata.tar (password is ‘openwall’)
witch i downolad here: https://openwall.info/wiki/john/sample-non-hashes
The passeword is openwall.
If i try
sudo john ecryptfs_sample_metadata.tar --progress-every=10 --mask='openwal?l'
The result is:
Warning: detected hash type "mysql", but the string is also recognized as "oracle" Use the "--format=oracle" option to force loading these as that type instead Warning: detected hash type "mysql", but the string is also recognized as "pix-md5" Use the "--format=pix-md5" option to force loading these as that type instead Using default input encoding: UTF-8 Loaded 1 password hash (mysql, MySQL pre-4.1 [32/64]) Warning: no OpenMP support for this hash type, consider --fork=4 Press 'q' or Ctrl-C to abort, almost any other key for status 0g 0:00:00:00 0g/s 185.7p/s 185.7c/s 185.7C/s openwala..openwalq Session completed
If i try show i have the result:
0 password hashes cracked, 1 left
I try to ad
with the same result.
Does anyone have an idea why the password is not cracked?
I just want to change the username of a user with an encrypted home directory. Is there a simple way instead of the suggested restoring and so forth?
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