Ways to Install and Uninstall arm-trusted-firmware-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

The “secure world” on arm64 machines is a special level of CPU privilege that is hidden from the normal OS, and has complete control over the system. It provides both initialization during early boot stages (before u-boot or EFI) and system monitor functionality once the machine is booted up. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install arm-trusted-firmware-tools on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: arm-trusted-firmware-tools needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install arm-trusted-firmware-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install arm-trusted-firmware-tools Ubuntu 22.04

arm-trusted-firmware-tools is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install arm-trusted-firmware-tools using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get arm-trusted-firmware-tools on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install arm-trusted-firmware-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt install arm-trusted-firmware-tools

Install arm-trusted-firmware-tools using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install arm-trusted-firmware-tools by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install arm-trusted-firmware-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install arm-trusted-firmware-tools

Uninstall arm-trusted-firmware-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a arm-trusted-firmware-tools, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

If you installed arm-trusted-firmware-tools using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall arm-trusted-firmware-tools on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove arm-trusted-firmware-tools

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall arm-trusted-firmware-tools and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge arm-trusted-firmware-tools

Conclusion

In this guide, I showed you ways to install arm-trusted-firmware-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall arm-trusted-firmware-tools too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.