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Password in a file..??

Link to this post 14 May 09

mfillpot wrote:

lucky you, someone just posted on commandlinefu about the vim password protection. just use vim -x {filename}

the post is on http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/2100/add-password-protection-to-a-file-your-editing-in-vim.

nice

Link to this post 14 May 09

ok done.

i installed vim :

sudo apt-get install vim

then after that:

vim -x test

enter encryption keys:

yehey!!! problem solve.....

Link to this post 14 May 09

I am glad to see that it works for you.

Rather than encrypting single files I store all of my sensitive files in a single encrypted false-partition so that all files are centrally located and accessible with a single password.

I would suggest looking into it if you need to protect multiple files.

Link to this post 14 May 09

My reason:

i am doing it because im gonna bind my different files using windows "Google file binding binary mode" , then transfer the file in my ubuntu box then edit it and put a password. if anyone will look my file they will say it is only a regular large file but they do not know that some files are bonded. ^__^

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