community.general.slackpkg module – Package manager for Slackware >= 12.2
This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).
You might already have this collection installed if you are using the
It is not included in
To check whether it is installed, run
ansible-galaxy collection list.
To install it, use:
ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.
To use it in a playbook, specify:
Manage binary packages for Slackware using ‘slackpkg’ which is available in versions after 12.2.
The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.
Slackware >= 12.2
name of package to install/remove
state of the package, you can use “installed” as an alias for
update the package database first
- name: Install package foo community.general.slackpkg: name: foo state: present - name: Remove packages foo and bar community.general.slackpkg: name: foo,bar state: absent - name: Make sure that it is the most updated package community.general.slackpkg: name: foo state: latest