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When trying to run Canopy I get the following error. Can anybody please help with the error below in the terminal

/home/jaffels/canopy/bin/python: 1: /home/jaffels/canopy/bin/python: ELF: not found
/home/jaffels/canopy/bin/python: 9: /home/jaffels/canopy/bin/python: Syntax error: ")" unexpected

It also creates a file with the following name: �@@�C@8@ (invalid encoding)

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Found the error. I was trying to install the 64bit version on a 32bit system

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