Vaults File Locker Application

Vaults is a free and open source file locker application for Linux. Using Vaults you can create encrypted vaults and store files privately. It uses gocryptfs and CryFS for encryption and you can also choose the encryption type during the vaults creation. It is written in Rust and released under GNU General Public License v3.0.

Vaults File Locker

How to Install Vaults on Ubuntu Linux

First you need to install gocryptfs and CryFS on your system. In the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands. It will install gocryptfs and CryFS on your system.

sudo apt install gocryptfs
sudo apt install cryfs

Then follow below link for flatpak and flathub installation instruction if you don’t have them. Restart your system after the installation.

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Install flatpak and flathub

Now in the terminal run below command to install the latest version of Vaults app.

flatpak install flathub io.github.mpobaschnig.Vaults

And start Vaults using this command.

flatpak run io.github.mpobaschnig.Vaults

And uninstall it

sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.mpobaschnig.Vaults

That’s it.

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