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Error running Truecrypt
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idiopup

Joined: 04 Apr 2013
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PostPosted: Sat 06 Apr 2013, 09:47    Post subject:  Error running Truecrypt
Subject description: I cannot execute Truecrypt
 

[originally posted ina Solved topic, I am reposting here... apologies]


HI All,

New user here, trying to get up and running with Puppy.
I installed Truecrypt in the same manner as I have with many other distros. I am running Puppy 5.5 Precise

The install went as expected with the comments others have mentioned about needing FUSE libraries and device mapping tools. I did nothing about this as I saw some FUSE things were already installed.

When I tried running Truecrypt from the command line, I get the error:

bash: /usr/bin/truecrypt: cannot execute binary file

What is wrong here? I had the same error with Vidalia when trying to run the Tor browser bundle.

Many thanks,
Idiopup
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SFR


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PostPosted: Sat 06 Apr 2013, 13:11    Post subject:  

Hey Idiopup

Have you installed x86 or x64 package?
Most of Puppies are 32-bit (incl. Precise).

Welcome to the forum &
Greetings!

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markreaves

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PostPosted: Sat 06 Apr 2013, 13:42    Post subject:  

Have you tried this?
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=689707#689707

It's a single file portable TrueCrypt I did for myself and it works for me on Precise Pup.
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idiopup

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PostPosted: Sat 06 Apr 2013, 15:37    Post subject:  

SFR wrote:
Hey Idiopup

Have you installed x86 or x64 package?
Most of Puppies are 32-bit (incl. Precise).

Welcome to the forum &
Greetings!



Thank you SFR, I was installing a 64-bit. Ugh! The 32 bit version works quite well Wink

Thanks!
And thank you for the welcome...

best,
Idiopup
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