How To Install tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tpm_setpresence as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install tpm-tools
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install tpm-tools

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is tpm_setpresence and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install tpm_setpresence using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install tpm-tools

Install tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8 using yum

Because tpm_setpresence is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install tpm_setpresence package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install tpm-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package tpm_setpresence using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like tpm_setpresence in this example you should use the following command:

yum update tpm-tools

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade tpm-tools

How to Upgrade tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update tpm-tools

How To remove tpm_setpresence from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the tpm_setpresence package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove tpm-tools

Extra info and code examples

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. This package contains tools to allow the platform administrator the ability to manage and diagnose the platform's TPM. Additionally, the package contains commands to utilize some of the capabilities available in the TPM PKCS#11 interface implemented in the openCryptoki project.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install tpm_setpresence using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tpm_setpresence from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install tpm_setpresence on CentOS 8

How To Install tpm_setpresence on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tpm_setpresence on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install tpm_setpresence on Kali Linux

How To Install tpm_setpresence on Debian 11

How To Install tpm_setpresence on Fedora 34

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