How to Install TrueCrypt on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora and OpenSUSE

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In this article I will show you how to install Truecrypt on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squueeze, Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17, OpenSUSE 12.3, OpenSUSE 12.2 and OpenSUSE 12.1.

Because this guide gives you instructions on how to install TrueCrypt from sources, this article works on the most Linux and Unix distributions.

Follow this steps for a propper installation:

For 32 bit systems:

$ wget

For 64 bit systems:

$ wget

Extract the archive:

$ tar -xzvf truecrypt*.gz

Install TrueCrypt:

$ sudo ./truecrypt-7.1a-setup-x86

To uninstall TrueCrypt, do this:

$ sudo

To run it, just type truecrypt in the terminal:

$ truecrypt

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