How to Uninstall or Install tpm-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

tpm-tools is a group of tools to manage and utilize the Trusted Computing Group’s TPM hardware. TPM hardware can create, store and use RSA keys securely (without ever being exposed in memory), verify a platform’s software state using cryptographic hashes and more. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install tpm-tools Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: tpm-tools needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install tpm-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install tpm-tools Ubuntu 22.04

tpm-tools is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install tpm-tools using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to install tpm-tools on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter 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 tpm-tools Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install tpm-tools

Install tpm-tools using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install tpm-tools by following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install tpm-tools Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install tpm-tools

Uninstall tpm-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone, not just package administrators, can easily uninstall any program.

This command can be used to uninstall tpm-tools from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove tpm-tools

If you want to uninstall tpm-tools and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge tpm-tools

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install tpm-tools on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall tpm-tools too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require assistance. I’m delighted to respond.