can not get Ardour to install(Error message)at all

trying on a Mac OSX machine Suse open leap OS 12.x installed…getting the following error? The file /home/mike/Downloads/ was opened with UTF-8 encoding but contained invalid characters.
It is set to read-only mode, as saving might destroy its content.
Either reopen the file with the correct encoding chosen or enable the read-write mode again in the tools menu to be able to edit it.
Running four 750 gig HDs, 32 gigs of ram, 8x3.0 ghz procs

mike1965: your system treated the downloaded file as if it was a text document.

You were suggested to read which explains what you need to do. Greenerpastures explained much the same things.