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I downloaded the truecrypt 64 bit .tar.gz, but it could not be opened. The archiv manager says: Does not look like a tar archiv. Does anybody no, how to solve this error? OS :Ubuntu Maverick. On Lucid I had no problems to install TrueCrypt.

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I've downloaded the archiv and tried to extract it and it worked fine -- just try to download the file again (maybe it's corrupted). –  Vojtech Trefny Jan 21 '11 at 21:44
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Run md5sum truecrypt-7.0a-linux-x64.tar.gz. It should give the checksum 1eb6c349514d74a46aa32cf4c27befeb. What archive manager are you using? They should support gzip-compressed tarballs. –  Lekensteyn Jan 21 '11 at 21:52
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This is an execelent post to install Truecrypt in ubuntu 10.10 maverick

TO un-install just use :

sudo sh /usr/bin/truecrypt-uninstall.sh

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