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cdist-type__package_apt - Manage packages with apt-get

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NAME

cdist-type__package_apt - Manage packages with apt-get

DESCRIPTION

apt-get is usually used on Debian and variants (like Ubuntu) to manage packages.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

None

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

name
If supplied, use the name and not the object id as the package name.
state
Either "present" or "absent", defaults to "present"
target-release
Passed on to apt-get install, see apt-get(8). Essentially allows you to retrieve packages from a different release

EXAMPLES

 
# Ensure zsh in installed
__package_apt zsh --state present
# In case you only want *a* webserver, but don't care which one __package_apt webserver --state present --name nginx
# Remove obsolete package __package_apt puppet --state absent


SEE ALSO

cdist-type__package(7)

AUTHORS

Nico Schottelius < nico-cdist--@--schottelius.org>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Nico Schottelius. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
December 18, 2016 4.4.1