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apt_rpm – apt_rpm package manager

Synopsis

  • Manages packages with apt-rpm. Both low-level (rpm) and high-level (apt-get) package manager binaries required.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
pkg
- / required
name of package to install, upgrade or remove.
state
-
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Indicates the desired package state.
update_cache
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
update the package database first apt-get update.

Examples

- name: Install package foo
  apt_rpm:
    pkg: foo
    state: present

- name: Remove package foo
  apt_rpm:
    pkg: foo
    state: absent

- name: Remove packages foo and bar
  apt_rpm:
    pkg: foo,bar
    state: absent

# bar will be the updated if a newer version exists
- name: Update the package database and install bar
  apt_rpm:
    name: bar
    state: present
    update_cache: yes

Status

Authors

  • Evgenii Terechkov (@evgkrsk)

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