Please refer to EncryptedFilesystems for further documentation.
$ sudo mount -t ecryptfs /mnt /mnt Passphrase: Select cipher: 1) aes: blocksize = 16; min keysize = 16; max keysize = 32 (not loaded) 2) blowfish: blocksize = 16; min keysize = 16; max keysize = 56 (not loaded) 3) des3_ede: blocksize = 8; min keysize = 24; max keysize = 24 (not loaded) 4) twofish: blocksize = 16; min keysize = 16; max keysize = 32 (not loaded) 5) cast6: blocksize = 16; min keysize = 16; max keysize = 32 (not loaded) 6) cast5: blocksize = 8; min keysize = 5; max keysize = 16 (not loaded) Selection [aes]: Select key bytes: 1) 16 2) 32 3) 24 Selection : Enable plaintext passthrough (y/n) [n]: Enable filename encryption (y/n) [n]: Attempting to mount with the following options: ecryptfs_unlink_sigs ecryptfs_key_bytes=16 ecryptfs_cipher=aes ecryptfs_sig=8567ee2ae5880f2d WARNING: Based on the contents of [/root/.ecryptfs/sig-cache.txt], it looks like you have never mounted with this key before. This could mean that you have typed your passphrase wrong. Would you like to proceed with the mount (yes/no)? : yes Would you like to append sig [8567ee2ae5880f2d] to [/root/.ecryptfs/sig-cache.txt] in order to avoid this warning in the future (yes/no)? : yes Successfully appended new sig to user sig cache file Mounted eCryptfs