community.general.apt_rpm – apt_rpm package manager

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.apt_rpm.

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
package
list / elements=string / required
list of packages to install, upgrade or remove.

aliases: name, pkg
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Indicates the desired package state.
update_cache
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
update the package database first apt-get update.

aliases: update-cache

Examples

- name: Install package foo
  community.general.apt_rpm:
    pkg: foo
    state: present

- name: Install packages foo and bar
  community.general.apt_rpm:
    pkg:
      - foo
      - bar
    state: present

- name: Remove package foo
  community.general.apt_rpm:
    pkg: foo
    state: absent

- name: Remove packages foo and bar
  community.general.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
  community.general.apt_rpm:
    name: bar
    state: present
    update_cache: yes

Authors

  • Evgenii Terechkov (@evgkrsk)