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Knoppix for Trusted Computing with TPM Manager

The latest release of the Linux distribution Knoppix now supports Trusted Computing with TPM (Trusted Platform Module). Therefore the new Knoppix 5.1.1 includes the latest release of Sirrix TPM Manager to provide complete GUI control over the TPM.

Ruhr-University Bochum and Sirrix AG developed the TPM Manager, an open source application providing an easy to use graphical user interface to manage and configure a Trusted Platform Module.

With the TPM Manager users of PC systems equipped with a TPM can now easily check the capabilities of their TPM, read out public keys and certificates, or change the TPM settings. The latest release also supports automatic updates of the PCRs (Platform Configuration Register).