In this tutorial, we will show you how to install VeraCrypt on Rocky Linux 9. Are you looking for a reliable and secure solution to protect your sensitive files and folders on Rocky Linux 9? VeraCrypt is an excellent option for encrypting your data and creating secure containers on your system. In this guide, we will take you through the steps to install VeraCrypt on Rocky Linux 9, including configuring and using it to create encrypted volumes. Whether you’re a security-conscious individual or managing sensitive data for your organization, this guide will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use VeraCrypt effectively on your Rocky Linux 9 system.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the VeraCrypt on Rocky Linux. 9.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for VeraCrypt.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install VeraCrypt on Rocky Linux 9
Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:
sudo dnf install epel-release sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing VeraCrypt on Rocky Linux 9.
By default, VeraCrypt is available on the Rocky Linux 9 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest RPM binary VeraCrypt from the official page:
wget https://launchpad.net/veracrypt/trunk/1.25.9/+download/veracrypt-1.25.9-CentOS-8-x86_64.rpm sudo dnf install veracrypt-1.25.9-CentOS-8-x86_64.rpm
If you want to install the Console version:
wget https://launchpad.net/veracrypt/trunk/1.25.9/+download/veracrypt-console-1.25.9-CentOS-8-x86_64.rpm sudo dnf install veracrypt-console-1.25.9-CentOS-8-x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Launching VeraCrypt on Rocky Linux.
Once the installation is complete, you can launch VeraCrypt from the applications menu or by running the following command in the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed VeraCrypt. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the VeraCrypt on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official VeraCrypt website.