If you ever wanted to install TrueCrypt via PPA, now you can. This brief tutorial is going to show you how easily install TrueCrypt via PPA in Ubuntu 12.04.

To read our previous posts on this topic, click here and here.

And if you don’t know what TrueCrypt is, read the posts from the links above to get to know it. So, without wasting anymore of your time, let’s get going.


  • Install TrueCrypt via PPA in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!


To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add this PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-astrapi/ppa




Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install TrueCrypt.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install truecrypt








To uninstall it, run the commands below:


sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:michael-astrapi/ppa


That’s it!