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I want to use truecrypt on a Linux machine. It is CLI mode only. So I downloaded the x64 and x86 and tried or run the extracted executable file for each version (x64 & x86), but it doesn't work. It gives me:

./truecrypt

./truecrypt: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected

I'm running MontaVista Linux Professional Edition 4.0 (0501140) Linux/armv5tejl 2.6.10_mvl401-davinci_102_mw.

It's 2.6.10 kernel. Truecrypt supports 2.6 kernels.

So what is wrong here?

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Your processor is armv5tejl. Neither x86 nor x64 binaries can run on it. You need an ARM version of your binary.

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