Posts tagged fuse

fuse: failed to exec fusermount: Permission denied

June 11, 2010, 1:42 p.m. fuse , security

This is a footnote to yesterday's post about using fuse based encrypted filesystems on linux. Once you have everything setup and try to mount an encrypted folder, you might get the following error: EncFS Password: fuse: failed to exec fusermount: Permission denied fuse failed.  Common problems: - ...

Encrypted filesystem on linux

June 10, 2010, 1 p.m. Centos , fuse , security , steganography , virtualization

Six years ago, I had a post with this exact same title. At the time it was about making a crypto loop. Cryptoloop allows you to create a large file, ecrypt it and then mount it with the help of a loop back device as a file system. The contents cannot be seen without the proper password. Truecrypt is ...

Compressed File Systems on Linux

March 23, 2010, 8:53 a.m. fuse

Perhaps the title should have been; 'the lack of a suitable compressed file system on linux'. A compressed file system in this case refers to a setup where the files are saved on the disk in a predefined compressed format (such as gzip or bzip2). When you read from those files they will be automatic ...