I've downloaded a tar.bz2 file which I'm having problems with.

There's no PPA as far as I can tell.

I'm using a 64-bit machine.

Steagee basically gave commands which are similar if not the same as ones I've tried which also made terminal say this

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    Possible duplicate of Recommended way to use VeraCrypt in Ubuntu – Zanna Oct 9 '18 at 14:34
  • That doesn't work for me because I can't get terminal to select a file. I know the cd thing for directory but right now, terminal is telling me no such file... – CloudE11 Oct 9 '18 at 15:21
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    That's usually because there is no such file. Use ls to see what is in the current working directory, cd <directory-name> to enter a directory, and cd .. to move to back up to the parent directory. – Zanna Oct 9 '18 at 15:30
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    If you're having problems with the downloaded installer, it might help to explain the problem you're encountering. As this stands, it is exceptionally vague about what exactly the problems you're encountering are. – Thomas Ward Oct 9 '18 at 15:36

Unpack the archive:

tar jxf veracrypt-1.23-setup.tar.bz2

Run the installation:

  • This worked when I followed @Zanna s advice. First I did cd <directory-name> then I input ls. After that the above 2 commands worked. – CloudE11 Oct 9 '18 at 16:58
  • The unpack part I did in the file managers GUI but the 4 files it unpacks were in a folder whereas the unpack command put the 4 directly into the directory. – CloudE11 Oct 9 '18 at 17:04

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