How to install truecrypt on ubuntu

Trucrypt can create an encrypted volume and a hidden volume within a file. Files can be copied to and from a mounted TrueCrypt volume just like they are copied to/from any normal disk.

Install from a ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-astrapi/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install truecrypt

To remove it

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:michael-astrapi/ppa

Or install from file

Download x86 version


Download x64 version


Extract the file truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz or truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x64.tar.gz in the same directory

tar xzvf truecrypt*.tar.gz

To install trucrypt x86


To install trucrypt x64

Notify of

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments