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Mount a truecrypt drive from a file from the command line non-interactively

Terminal - Mount a truecrypt drive from a file from the command line non-interactively
su -c "truecrypt --non-interactive truecrypt-file cryptshare -p PASSWORD"
2009-05-22 21:11:29
User: tatwright
Functions: su
Mount a truecrypt drive from a file from the command line non-interactively

This is useful for use in scripts.

Note that this will leak your password to ps, so this shouldn't be used on shared machines. Use key files for this


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Terminal - Alternatives
sudo truecrypt <truecrypt-file> <mount-point>
2010-02-27 16:25:19
User: kbrill
Functions: sudo

It seems to completely void the benefit of having an encrypted folder if you then have a script on your unencrypted hard drive with your password in it. This command will mount a truecrypt file at a given mount point after asking you for the password.

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