Encrypting and Decrypting files on Ubuntu using vim

Ashwin B
Nov 3, 2020

What is Vim?


Vim is a popular text editor which comes in default with most of the Unix systems.

It has a built in feature to encrypt files with a password.

Vim uses algorithms like Blowfish to encrypt files.

Click this link to know more about blowfish algorithm.

Installation of Vim

  • First update the system with the following command
sudo apt update
  • Now install vim with the command below
sudo apt install vim
  • Click the link below to watch the video on how to encrpyt and decrpyt text files using Vim

Encrypting and Decrypting files on ubuntu using Vim(click this)



Ashwin B

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