What my Project FileSec did can be done straight from terminal which is quite nice to hear but CLI isn't for everyone, honestly respect their preference however. I am currently using Ubuntu 17.04 as my main work-space therefore OpenSSL is available through official repository.
Install it using
sudo apt install openssl.
The commands are pretty straightforward for
OpenSSL which can also be reviewed using
man openssl in your terminal. Basically, in order to simply encrypt or decrypt a file, we can make use of
-d parameters. Couple examples to easily understand what I am trying to say is shown below.
First, let us create a file which holds secret text/string/data and what not.
Verify whether the
secret.txt file was created and the string was successfully appended to our secret file. Once verified, run
openssl aes-256-cbc -e -in secret.txt -out secret.txt.enc in your terminal where you created your