Saturday, 9 November 2019

How to Install Ccrypt on CentOS 8 Using RPM Package



Ccrypt is a command line utility for encryption and decryption of files and streams in Linux [CentOS 8]. The Ccrypt utility is not available in CentOS 8 base repository.

This article describes How to Install Ccrypt on CentOS 8 Using RPM Package.

Step 1: Package Installation: Ccrypt installation package is not available in CentOS 8 base repository so install the package by downloading rpm package:

[root@linuxcnf ~]# dnf install http://ccrypt.sourceforge.net/download/1.11/ccrypt-1.11-1.x86_64.rpm
……….
Installed:
  ccrypt-1.11-1.x86_64

Complete!
[root@linuxcnf ~]#

Step 2. Verify the Installation: Run the following command to verify the installation by checking ccrypt version:

[root@linuxcnf ~]# ccrypt --version
ccrypt 1.11. Secure encryption and decryption of files and streams.
Copyright (C) 2000-2018 Peter Selinger.
[root@linuxcnf ~]#

Done!!! Ccrypt has been installed successfully. Follow the article “Howto Encrypt/Decrypt Files using Ccrypt” to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data.

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