TrueCrypt is free-of-cost and cross-platform disk encryption software whose source code is available.

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How can I cleanup a botched Truecrypt installation?

I made the mistake of downloading the X64 version of Truecrypt and trying to install it when I'm actually running the 32-bit version of Precise Pangolin. I want to clean up the files that I am unable ...
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How to set up a bootable Truecrypt USB with Ubuntu on it?

Oddly enough, I haven't found the solution to this yet, unless I've misinterpreted the search results I've been seeing. I want to encrypt a USB flash drive so that I can select "Boot from USB" on any ...
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Can Ubuntu be installed on Windows 7 drive that is encrypted with Truecrypt?

I've been looking everywhere. Truecrypt forums and over the Ubuntu forums. I have yet to find an answer that comes close to my issue or question. My computer came with Windows 7 preinstalled so I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a separate SSD, AFTER having encrypted my Windows 8 drive using Truecrypt, without messing up the bootloader?

I would like to install Ubuntu on a fresh SSD that is currently not encrypted. My current system contains (among others) an SSD, fully encrypted using Truecrypt on which Windows 8 is installed. How ...
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How to update cryptsetup till version 1.6.1?

Hello current version of cryptsetup is not capable working with truecrypt partitions. Versions after 1.5.x are capable.(http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/Cryptsetup160) So here is the latest ...
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TrueCrypt 7.1a on 14.04 mount issue

Try to mount a TrueCrypt file Error: device-mapper: resume ioctl on truecrypt8 failed: Invalid argument Command failed
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Encryption of partition for dual boot setup

I would like to get Windows 7 along Ubuntu 14.04 on separate disk partitions where Windows partition is encrypted. What are the options to get this type of setup starting from empty disk drive?
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How install Truecrypt on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

1.I have downloaded the linux version from http://www.truecrypt.org/downloads 2. Right click on the file (truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz), ->Open with Archive Manager. 3. Double click on the ...
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Deja-dup cannot access Truecrypt volume when run from Cron

I have a deja-dup set up to backup into a mounted Truecrypt volume. It works fine but now I would like to run deja-dup in my own intervals via Cron (set up for my account): * * * * * env DISPLAY=:0 ...
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Ubuntu + TrueCrypt + Dropbox + Desktop PC with WIndows 7 + Netbook with 12.04

I have two PCs, a netbook running Ubuntu 12.04 and a desktop running Windows 7. I use Dropbox to share files between the two PCs. I need to encrypt some files, and I have installed TrueCrypt on both ...
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Is it possible to encrypt ubuntu 12.04 filesytem without erasing Data

I'm using Acer notebook with windows7 and ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed in separate drive. I want to encrypt my ubuntu file system. I was trying with truecrypt. In windows 7 I'm not getting any ...
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Error when trying to run TrueCrypt 7.1a x64

When I run TrueCrypt 7.1a x64 I get this error : 1: /usr/bin/truecrypt: Syntax error: ")" unexpected How to work around this error?
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TrueCrypt container sluggish data transfer only in Ubuntu

I downloaded two setup files for truecrypt namely truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz & TrueCrypt Setup 7.1a.exe one for linux & one for my windows8 I installed both the files in respective OSes ...
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Configure Truecrypt to work seamlessly

OK, this question shows how to install Truecrypt on Linux. But how to configure it correctly in Ubuntu 14.04, so it works fine: a normal user should be able to mount a truecrypt volume without the ...
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How to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 on an encrypted Truecrypt system?

Is there any way to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 on an encrypted Truecrypt system? Windows 7 is using the whole disk encryption. I know I can start from scratch and install both the systems, but ...
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Can't recover formatted Ext4 partition file system. :( Suggestions?

I've been at this for days now, so I'm hoping you can help me! Original setup: This is a 200GB firewire drive, originally formatted via Ubuntu 11.04 Disk Manager with a Master Boot Record, and a ...
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how to run Truecrypt after installation

I have installed truecrypt on ma Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I can see the icon of truecrypt when i search on the doc.But on clicking on the icon I am not able to run the software or no responses coming ...
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TrueCrypt Distribution with my Software

I've developed software that makes command line calls to a standard volume in TrueCrypt 7.1a. I've included this volume in my software for distribution. I intend to release my software for free use ...
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Make Dynamic-Size NTFS Truecrypt Volume

When creating a new volume in Truecrypt, I don't have the option to make it dynamically allocated. I researched the issue and found out that it has to be done on an NTFS filesystem during creation. ...
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Moving files to TrueCrypt encrypted HDD hangs

I'm trying to move several files to an external HDD. The HDD is encrypted with TrueCrypt. Everything works fine until I start moving the files over there. The progress bar moves up to around ~500mb. ...
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Putting Firefox in a truecrypt disk

Hello I am new to Ubuntu, my priority is to move the cache to a mounted truecrypt disk, my biggest problem is that I am confused about "directories", because in Windows it was easy to just put the ...
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How to 2 HDD dual boot with TrueCrypt-encrypted Windows disk and grub boot loader

IMHO, mine is a special case of the ubiquitous "dual boot Ubuntu and Windows with separate hard drives" case. In my laptop, I've moved the existing "master hard drive" with Win 7 on it to the CD-R ...
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Mounting NTFS Truecrypt Volume in Ubuntu with certain permissions

I have mounted a truecrypt volume and I am able to read to it fine. What I want to do is to be able to give full access to the drive. When I tried as root to chmod -R 777 /mountpoint, it runs ok. ...
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Can't mount TrueCrypt NTFS volume so I can write to it

I have ntfs-3g installed. I'm with Ubuntu 13.10 TrueCrypt mounts the encrypted volume just fine but it can only be read when i do sudo mkdir or sudo touch i get "cannot create directory ‘test’: ...
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Suddenly can't mount TrueCrypt on 12.04

I have two machines running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit on my main desktop and 32bit on a netbook. TrueCrypt 7.1a is installed on both machines. I have an encrypted partition on my main machine, and a ...
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How to mount a Truecrypt volume with cryptsetup 1.6 and above via pam_mount?

I installed cryptsetup 1.6.2 in 13.10 from this PPA. Versions above 1.6 feature Truecrypt volume support and I can successfully mount my volume from the terminal but haven't been able to automatically ...
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Running Ubuntu as persistent LiveUSB, Truecrypt volume not mounting

I am running Ubuntu as persistent LiveUSB on one USB thumb drive. I have another USB thumb drive setup as a truecrypt encryped drive. Everything was working fine for a few days. But now, whenever I ...
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Truecrypt file cannot be dismounted - Ubuntu 13.04

I have mounted a Truecrypt file via terminal and cannot make it disappear. If I do umount it looks that it worked but if I then go to see the files explorer it is still there. It looks to be umounted, ...
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Truecrypt Icon will not Run - Nothing happens

Clicking the Truecrypt Icon results in no. so:- If I type 'truecrypt' at a terminal prompt I get: bash: /usr/bin/truecrypt: cannot execute binary file If I type sudo truecrypt at a terminal prompt ...