Trying to recover Ubuntu encrypted home

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Fri Oct 8 23:59:43 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-10-09 at 00:31 +0100, seanh wrote:
> Hey,
> I had Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my old hard drive with an encrypted
> home directory. I got a new hard drive, put it in my computer and did
> a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 onto it, again with an encrypted home
> directory, same user name, same login password.
> The old hard drive is still in my computer as well, and now I'd like
> to copy the files from the encrypted home dir on the old drive over
> onto the encrypted home dir on the new drive.

ecryptfs-insert-wrapped-passphrase-into-keyring /home/.ecryptfs/seanh/.ecryptfs/wrapped-passphrase

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