Truecrypt is a powerful encryption software for Windows and Linux which lets us to create a secure and encrypted file or container. On this tutorial I am going to show you how to install Truecrypt on Linux Mint 14. Truecrypt developer provides a binary file setup that is easy to install on most Linux system including Linux Mint 14 Nadia.
Step 1. Download Truecrypt
Go to this website and download Truecrypt package from there. Select the Linux package (32 bit or 64 bit) depends on your currently running system. You should now have a file called similar to this one: truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz
Step 2. Extract the file.
Right click the file and select Extract here to start extracting. Or you may use this command
tar xzvf truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz
It will create a new installable file called truecrypt-7.1a-setup-x86