How To Install tpm2_send on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install tpm2_send on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tpm2_send.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install tpm2-tools

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is tpm2_send and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 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 tpm2_send on Ubuntu 21.04. 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 tpm2_send using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install tpm2_send using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install tpm2-tools

Install tpm2_send using apt

Because tpm2_send is available in Ubuntu 21.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install tpm2_send using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install tpm2-tools

Install tpm2_send using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install tpm2_send by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install tpm2-tools

How to upgrade (update) a single package tpm2_send using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the tpm2_send, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install tpm2-tools

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall tpm2_send from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the tpm2_send package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove tpm2-tools

Uninstall tpm2_send and all its dependencies

To uninstall tpm2_send and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove tpm2-tools

Remove tpm2_send with all configurations and data

To remove tpm2_send configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge tpm2-tools

Remove tpm2_send completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to tpm2_send package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge tpm2-tools

Extra info and code examples

This package contains a set of tools to use with TPM 2.0 chips, for common tasks and features provided by the hardware; such as for doing basic key management, attestation, encryption and signing.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install tpm2_send using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tpm2_send from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install tpm2_send on CentOS 8

How To Install tpm2_send on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tpm2_send on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install tpm2_send on Kali Linux

How To Install tpm2_send on Debian 11

How To Install tpm2_send on Fedora 34

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