How to Install ccrypt in Ubuntu 18.04

Install ccrypt by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install ccrypt


secure encryption and decryption of files and streams

ccrypt is a utility for encrypting and decrypting files and streams. It was designed as a replacement for the standard unix crypt utility, which is notorious for using a very weak encryption algorithm. ccrypt is based on the Rijndael cipher, which is the U.S. government's chosen candidate for the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES, see This cipher is believed to provide very strong security.


Version: 1.10-6

Section: universe/utils