Questions tagged [tpm]

Questions about TPM utilities or TPM chip (iTPM). Ubuntu has two versions of TPM tools in the Universe repository: TPM 1.2 (tpm-tools) and TPM 2.0 (tpm2-tools).

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[Firmware Bug]: TPM Final Events table missing or invalid

I saw following error message recurring several times on kernel log. Can anybody make an interpretation of it? efi: EFI v2.40 by INSYDE Corp. efi: SMBIOS=0x8c630000 ESRT=0x8c62ef18 ACPI 2.0=0x8cffd014 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 autoinstaller UEFI Full disk encryption

I wrote this user-data to install Ubuntu 20.04 on UEFI serveur. #cloud-config autoinstall: update: yes early-commands: - systemctl stop ssh apt: geoip: true preserve_sources_list: ...
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How do I install/get the libata kernel module to work?

Edit 1: Running Ubuntu 18.04 here. I'm trying to set /sys/module/libata/parameters/allow_tpm, but to no avail. modinfo libata tells me: modinfo: ERROR: Module libata not found. This is after running ...
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“System BootOrder not found. Initializing defaults” only when external USB hard disk WD My Passport is plugged in

I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10 system with Secure Boot enabled. Everything works fine except when I power it on with my external USB hard disk drive connected. It's a 4TB WD My ...
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Unable to boot in recovery mode - dual boot

I dual booted Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10 on my laptop. It was working fine until one day it just started showing this error: Error connecting to tpm chip I have tried following some fix suggestions ...
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Error connecting to TPM Chip - ASUS ROG

I dual booted ubuntu 18.04 with windows 10 on my laptop. it was working fine until one day it just started showing this error: "Error connecting to tpm chip". I have tried following the ...
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Easy way to use TPM for encryption single sign on (20.10 Desktop)

I was wondering if there is an easy way to use encryption with Ubuntu 20.10 whilst utilising a TPM and Secure Boot for single sign on to the OS. Currently I have my PC (HP ProBook 650 G3) encrypted ...
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Some files measurement in the IMA (Integrity Measurement Architecture) does not correspond to the result generated by sha1sum command

I am using the sha1sum command to check the hash of some files and compare with the measurements stored in the IMA. However, I identified some files whose measurement in the IMA does not correspond to ...
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Error in taking TPM ownership “invalid TCTI, see --help”

on Ubuntu 18.04, I installed TPM2 tools for my TPM operations using sudo apt-get install tpm2-tools I tried to take ownership using below command tpm2_takeownership -o password -e password -l password ...
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Awful Acer Nitro 5 BIOS prevents GRUB detection, GForce 1050 Ti no longer works. TPM problem?

Everything went wrong after an unfinished kernel upgrade (Ubuntu 20.04.1.LTS). Bios refused to let me enter the UEFI menu. The computer turned power off when tried. I got it booting now, but grub ...
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Ubuntu won't boot properly after deleting snap

I recently updated Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 and it was working fine. Then, it decided to stop booting, it gets frozen in the logo screen. I notice this happen just after I uninstall snapd and it ...
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'ima: Error Communicating to tpm chip' [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18, but in the part of installing Ubuntu I get this error ima: Error Communicating to TPM chip In the image I show the BIOS settings that I have and the error:
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How can I setup Ubuntu 20.04.1 to use the TPM 2.0?

I want Ubuntu to use TPM 2.0 for encryption of the disk so that the encryption keys are stored in the TPM, and the password is asked on the login screen, just like Windows. I've done my research but, ...
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Using the TPM to manage disk encryption keys on Ubuntu 20-04?

On a freshly-installed NUC10i7FNK (this year's model), with a cleared TPM2 chip. I've tried following every Google hit I could find. THe closest I ever got to finding something that matched a current ...
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Can Ubuntu 20.04.1 with LUKS and Windows 10 with Bitlocker share the TPM so they unlock automatically on boot?

I know that Bitlocker can store the key in the TPM so it unlocks on boot, and that you can configure LUKS to do that as well. Would it be possible for both OSes to "share" the TPM so I don't ...
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Error message of TPM after run “dmesg | grep -i error”

I found the error message of TPM after "dmesg | grep -i error". ima: Error Communicating to TPM Chip tpm tpm0:tpm_try_transmit: send() error -5 Could someone explain the error message and ...
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use of TPM to generate and store a private key then to use this key and the associate certificate in a netplan configuration

I use an encrypted private key, the corresponding certificate, etc. to define the configuration of netplan with eap-tls authentication. Everything is fine so far but I have to protect the private key ...
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How can I turn TPM off or disable it in Ubuntu?

How can I disable or turn off my TPM chip in Ubuntu ? I have the choice in my BIOS , but as I dual boot and use TPM on my Windows side this is not a viable option. [ 1.751260] ima: Error communicating ...
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ima: error communicating to tpm chip but no TPM settings

Apologies as I think this may be a duplicate of How to solve "ima: error communicating to tpm chip" messages during boot But I am hoping you can help. I installed the current version of ...
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How to setup TPM in Dell Edge Gateway 3003 with Ubuntu Core 16?

Currently I am try to configure TPM in Dell Edge Gateway 3003 with Ubuntu Core 16. I have facing some problem gpg key Id generating time. I try to generate key ID for using this command: gpg --no-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, securing boot and encrypting data on HDD with TPM 2.0

I want to give for a rent some PC with some software (kiosk software). I want to not allow people who will rent this PC to read any data on its HDD. But they will have physical access to this PC. ...
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Dual boot with bitlocker Encryption Ubuntu 18.04 + Win 10

I see so many suggestions from blog related to bitlocker encryption dual boot ( Win 10 + ubuntu ) . But most of the cases, there is no success. May I know how to proceed with working dual boot ...
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How to solve “ima: error communicating to tpm chip” messages during boot

I am getting the following error message as a list of 4 or 5 lines with differing numbers at the beginning of each line during boot for a long while: ima: error communicating to tpm chip I am using ...
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tpm2-tools on ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to use tpm2-tools on ubuntu 16.04 (I have this kernel version 4.15.0-54-generic) To install tpm2-tools i did apt-get install tpm2-tools I have TPM2.0 hardware and i can see that on my ...
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Full disk encryption using TPM2 [16.04]

I'm trying to figure out how to implement full disk encryption with auto decrypt at boot using TPM2 module. I didn't find much information about TPM2 and xenial. Glad if someone can pour some light ...
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Ubuntu keeps on rebooting after enabling TPM 2.0 from BIOS (APTIO utility)

I am having Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed on to my system. I wanted to implement TPM functionalities. I enabled TPM 2.0 from Trusted Computing option in the BIOS. After this when I rebooted my system, ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS or its LiveUSB after enrolling MOK

I'm unable to boot Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS or its Live USB after enrolling MOK. Here are the steps that led to this situation. Clean install of Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on Dell Precision T7910 workstation. No ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu (with LUKS, TPM) and Windows 10 (with BitLocker)

I'm looking for a way to dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 on a single hard drive with: LUKS + TPM on Ubuntu, with a pre-boot password BitLocker + TPM on Windows 10, with a pre-boot PIN/password Is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Live USB on HP ZBook 15 hangs while booting with kernel panic error: “A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr value”

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS live USB on HP ZBook 15/1909 hangs while booting with kernel panic error: A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr value Previously installed Ubuntu 16.04 worked perfectly ...
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Booting problems after automatic software update: TPM error and Recovering journal

Last week, after an automatic software update, my PC is having some problems when booting. The PC is a ThinkPad T400 (32 bits) with Ubuntu 18.04.02 LTS. It has dual-boot with Linux and Windows. A few ...
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How to install Ubuntu alongside BitLocker encrypted Windows 10?

How to install Ubuntu alongside BitLocker encrypted Windows 10? If it's impossible to rely on TPM, I don't mind switching to password. My first question is can I install Ubuntu second, on a computer ...
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DD a BitLocker/TPM encrypted drive

Is it possible to create a bit identical image of a Windows 10 SSD using an Ubuntu live cd/usb? If I boot into the laptop with the live/cd/usb, I can't see the drive using fdisk or gparted. The ...
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Intel's Platform Trust Technology on Ubuntu 18.04

I have an Intel NUC (NUC8i7BEH), which includes Platform Trust Technology instead of a dedicated TPM 2.0 chip. I was reading this other Ask Ubuntu post about using a TPM 2.0 chip, and am trying to ...
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How to check if TPM2.0 is owned and if TPM is enabled in Ubuntu 16.04?

Is there any command to check if TPM2.0 is owned and if TPM is enabled on Ubuntu 16.04? We are using TPM2.0, Intel TXT, Ubuntu 16.04 and DL380Gen10 server.
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How can I enable TPM in Ubuntu Core 16?

I have a Dell Edge Gateway for IoT that runs Ubuntu Core 16. How can I enable TPM on the device?
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How do I set up TPM 2.0 on Ubuntu 18.04?

I just can't seem to find enough information on Trusted Platform Module (TPM). I did find a few threads but they're only about TPM 1.2 setup. The setup I want: the whole disk is encrypted (including ...
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A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr value after trying to install 16.04

I'm trying to revive an ageing laptop by installing Ubuntu 16.04 (I want to upgrade it to 18.04 eventually) over Windows 10. I made a live USB using unetbootin and a 16.04 distro from the Ubuntu ...
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How do I fix TPM error 256?

This happened when I attempted to upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04. I receive this error during boot, and my Ubuntu that I've had a few months running without issue twice (not counting during the upgrade) ...
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How do I upgrade Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04? [duplicate]

I was trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10, and I used the Ubuntu Software / updates, but it gave an error. Also my laptop has logged me out of sessions/restart from Ubuntu login screen twice. ...
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What is the TPM 2.0 update?

Every time I start my computer and/or the package updater, I get a message about a TPM 2.0 update going from version 1.3.0.1 to 1.3.1.0. However when I apply the update and reboot, the computer has ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 fails to start on HP workstation with TPM error (7)

A couple of weeks ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a HP Z420 workstation. The BIOS is labelled J61 v01.02. Yesterday Ubuntu stopped starting properly, displaying this error message: a TPM error (7) ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 installed but not starting; TPM error

I have a HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF (bought refurbished with Win10 Pro prepared). It has an SSD and started installation of Win10 after switching on. Worked fine. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 from USB ...
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TPM error while installing ubuntu 14.04 | hardware HP mini 400 g3 PC

error occur while installing ubuntu 14.04. also disabled TPM setting in BIOS but same error
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Error While Enabling TPM

First thing's first, I opened up the terminal and entered sudo apt-get install tpm-tools trousers and it asked if I was okay with it taking up 'x' amount of space but then as it installed, this error ...
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A TPM error (7) occured attempting to read a pcr value

I can't boot my PC! Every time I try to boot it I receive an error message. I know there's lots of posts for this but I tried them all and none worked. Here's a picture, too.
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Ubuntu 16.04 sapi package not found

OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Package expected to install: libsapi Result: Unable to locate package libsapi Hi, I am trying to install System API (SAPI) package on Ubuntu 16.04 According to tpm-2.0-tools, in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - tpm-tools and trousers error during the installation

as far as I know, I will need these two packages installed in order to communicate with the tpm module. When I installed these two packages, I encountered the following error: sudo apt-get install ...
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TPM or usb startup error on Acer C720 Chromebook

I'm pretty new to Linux and have had Ubuntu 16.10 installed on my c720 Chromebook for a while now but recently it doesn't want to start up properly, giving me these errors and putting me into ...
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TPM tools show incorrect size

I have installed tpm tools from Ubuntu. the version is 1.3.7 using tpm_nvinfo. root@test-hardware-1:/home/tseng/trousers-0.3.13# tpm_nvinfo NVRAM index : 0x10000001 (268435457) PCR read ...
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How can I setup an encrypted home directory or encrypted disk using TPM?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell computer that has TPM. I need to protect the files in the home directory in case the disk is removed from the computer and plugged into another computer, encryption ...