A total of 4 clicks… Probably not… Both KGpg and kleopatra integrate with Dolphin and are available from the context menu, as @hcvv shows, however there are further mouse clicks to initiate the actual encryption/decryption.
Please don’t give me any other suggestion other then 4 clicks from Dolphin !
Well, if you want to achieve the task you may need to be a little less restrictive…
There is a local directory. When you open Plasma Vault, that local directory is mounted so you can examine the files unencrypted. You can upload the entire encrypted directory to the cloud.
There are currently two different backends. One of them uses “encfs” for the encryption, and the other uses “cryfs”. If you plan to upload to the cloud, the recommendation is to use the “cryfs” backend.
Guess I’m looking for the wrong thing. When I right-click on a file, the option to encrypt appears via Actions. Clicking on Encrypt opens kleopatra. The dialogue box has sub-boxes for Prove Authenticity and Encrypt. But those boxes are unavailable to add entries. Clicking on encrypt file opens a dialogue asking for a passphrase. Is this the expected behavior?
The link to the plasma-vault page says, once set up, it is easy to use. However, I have no way to access plasma-vault. It does not appear in Dolphin or the terminal. When I installed it, the total file size was 7MB. I uninstalled and re-installed to see if I could correct the above behavior. It still didn’t work. However, the reinstall was not 7MB but only 1.5MB. I assume that means there were orphaned files that I can get rid of if I deinstall plasma-vault again.