Posts with the tag FUSE

Transparently Encrypt Folders with encfs

EncFS (on Wikipedia) – a FUSE filesystem – can help encrypt cloud synced folders (using business proof AES or Blowfish algorithms). It operates on smaller blocks (not a single big file) and thus works well with Dropbox, because when only one decrypted file is changed, it won't...

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Mount Google Storage as a Filesystem

google-storage-fs – a solution using FUSE

I was trying this with Fuse4X on Mac OS X:

cd ~/Downloads
git clone git://
pip install fusepy
pip install boto
mkdir ~/mountpoint
~/Downloads/google-storage-fs/src/ -f ../gsfs.ini ~/mountpoint

I didn't know what to do when I encountered this problem:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./", line 48, in...

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AutoFS with SSHFS on Ubuntu 11.10

AutoFS is a convenient tool to mount remote filesystems automagically.


sudo apt-get install autofs sshfs

Entire content of my /etc/auto.master:

/net    /etc/auto.sshfs --timeout=120 --ghost

Entire content of my /etc/auto.sshfs

Documents   fstype=fuse,rw,allow_other,IdentityFile=/home<span...

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FlickrMS - Mounting Flickr as FUSE File System

Requirement: flickcurl

flickcurl is a library to access the Flickr API via C.

On Debian/Ubuntu simply install libflickcurl-dev:

sudo apt-get install libflickcurl-dev

or get the latest dev version:

sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libgcrypt11-dev libgnutls-dev libgpg-error-dev libraptor1-dev libtasn1-3-dev libxslt1-dev raptor-utils
cd ~/Downloads
git clone git://
cd flickcurl
sudo make install

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FUSE Filesystems

With FUSE - The Filesystem in Userspace you can mount all different kinds of remote / local filesystems on you Linux/Unix/Mac computer. Here are some implementations of interesting FUSE filesystems:

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SSHFS on Mac OS X 10.6.8 and 10.7.2 with Fuse4X

Fuse4X is a port of FUSE - The Filesystem in Userspace to Mac OS X and allows you to mount all different kinds of remote / local filesystems on you Mac computer. A very popular 'filesystem' is sshfs, which allows you to mount a directory of a remote...

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