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Re: Encrypted Zim wiki
On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Per <pmknutsen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is there a Zim plugin for encrypting a wiki and unlocking with a passphrase?
There is not. Current recommendation is to use an encrypted file
system. E.g. on Ubuntu Linux there is a standard option to encrypt
your home folder. On other systems you can install products that will
encrypt a specific folder.
Put the zim notebook in such a folder and all is save. Jsut unlock the
folder before opening zim (or use the automount plugin.)
> If not, then is this something which in principle could be
> accomplished with a plugin?
In principle yes, but will require some hacking in other parts of zim
as well. Would need to add a step in the file system code such that
the plugin can decrypt a file before it is read by the notebook.