Storing passwords in text files inside Ubuntu encrypted home directory

Published: 5/10/2017
Storing passwords in text files inside Ubuntu encrypted home directory
Source: SECURITY.STACKEXCHANGE.COM

I'm interested in getting offlineimap working with my Gmail account so that I can read my emails while offline. My biggest concern with this is that it's a pretty big workaround to get the .offlineimaprc file to be encrypted so you're not storing it in plain text. However, I have enabled home directory encryption, so unless I'm logged in, the file should be encrypted. I guess that brings me to

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