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How to install Ansible in Fedora 35 - Ansible install

How to install and maintain the latest version of Ansible inside Fedora 35 using the default repository with a practical demo.

How to install Ansible in Fedora version 35. Today we’re going to talk about the easier way to install and maintain Ansible inside Fedora 35 using the default repository. I’m Luca Berton and welcome to today’s episode of Ansible Pilot.

How to install Ansible in Fedora 35

Today we’re talking about How to install Ansible in Fedora 35. The good news is that Ansible is included in the default repository so you could install it simply with your usual package manager. You could expect the latest version of Ansible in the updates repository. At the moment is available the latest 2.9.

demo

Let’s jump in a quick live demo of how to install the latest and a specific version of Ansible in Fedora.

code

#!/bin/bash
$ sudo dnf list available ansible
$ sudo dnf install ansible
$ sudo "rpm -qa | grep ansible"
$ sudo dnf list ansible

execution

$ ssh [email protected]
[[email protected] ~]$ sudo su
[[email protected] devops]# cat /etc/redhat-release 
Fedora release 35 (Thirty Five)
[[email protected] devops]# hostnamectl 
 Static hostname: demo.example.com
       Icon name: computer-vm
         Chassis: vm
      Machine ID: 1894b60f7c1a45b9a6fc87cf8a4bed54
         Boot ID: 68bfe9b366c34c8d95df1a3774cf5641
  Virtualization: oracle
Operating System: Fedora Linux 35 (Cloud Edition) 
     CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:35
          Kernel: Linux 5.14.10-300.fc35.x86_64
    Architecture: x86-64
 Hardware Vendor: innotek GmbH
  Hardware Model: VirtualBox
[[email protected] devops]# dnf list available ansible
Fedora 35 - x86_64                                                 3.3 MB/s |  61 MB     00:18    
Fedora 35 openh264 (From Cisco) - x86_64                           2.7 kB/s | 2.5 kB     00:00    
Fedora Modular 35 - x86_64                                         1.6 MB/s | 2.6 MB     00:01    
Fedora 35 - x86_64 - Updates                                       1.1 MB/s |  15 MB     00:12    
Fedora Modular 35 - x86_64 - Updates                               400 kB/s | 736 kB     00:01    
Available Packages
ansible.noarch                                2.9.27-1.fc35                                 updates
[[email protected] devops]# dnf install ansible
Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:14 ago on Fri 03 Dec 2021 03:42:34 PM UTC.
Dependencies resolved.
===================================================================================================
 Package                         Architecture     Version                  Repository         Size
===================================================================================================
Installing:
 ansible                         noarch           2.9.27-1.fc35            updates            15 M
Installing dependencies:
 libsodium                       x86_64           1.0.18-8.fc35            fedora            161 k
 python3-bcrypt                  x86_64           3.2.0-1.fc35             fedora             43 k
 python3-jmespath                noarch           0.10.0-4.fc35            fedora             46 k
 python3-ntlm-auth               noarch           1.5.0-4.fc35             fedora             53 k
 python3-pynacl                  x86_64           1.4.0-4.fc35             fedora            108 k
 python3-requests_ntlm           noarch           1.1.0-16.fc35            fedora             18 k
 python3-xmltodict               noarch           0.12.0-13.fc35           fedora             22 k
 sshpass                         x86_64           1.09-2.fc35              fedora             27 k
Installing weak dependencies:
 python3-paramiko                noarch           2.7.2-6.fc35             fedora            288 k
 python3-pyasn1                  noarch           0.4.8-7.fc35             fedora            134 k
 python3-winrm                   noarch           0.4.1-4.fc35             fedora             80 k

Transaction Summary
===================================================================================================
Install  12 Packages

Total download size: 16 M
Installed size: 100 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/12): python3-bcrypt-3.2.0-1.fc35.x86_64.rpm                     317 kB/s |  43 kB     00:00    
(2/12): python3-jmespath-0.10.0-4.fc35.noarch.rpm                  323 kB/s |  46 kB     00:00    
(3/12): libsodium-1.0.18-8.fc35.x86_64.rpm                         704 kB/s | 161 kB     00:00    
(4/12): python3-ntlm-auth-1.5.0-4.fc35.noarch.rpm                  566 kB/s |  53 kB     00:00    
(5/12): python3-pyasn1-0.4.8-7.fc35.noarch.rpm                     1.5 MB/s | 134 kB     00:00    
(6/12): python3-paramiko-2.7.2-6.fc35.noarch.rpm                   1.4 MB/s | 288 kB     00:00    
(7/12): python3-requests_ntlm-1.1.0-16.fc35.noarch.rpm             827 kB/s |  18 kB     00:00    
(8/12): python3-pynacl-1.4.0-4.fc35.x86_64.rpm                     935 kB/s | 108 kB     00:00    
(9/12): python3-xmltodict-0.12.0-13.fc35.noarch.rpm                848 kB/s |  22 kB     00:00    
(10/12): sshpass-1.09-2.fc35.x86_64.rpm                            580 kB/s |  27 kB     00:00    
(11/12): python3-winrm-0.4.1-4.fc35.noarch.rpm                     1.3 MB/s |  80 kB     00:00    
(12/12): ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch.rpm                          1.4 MB/s |  15 MB     00:11    
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                                              1.3 MB/s |  16 MB     00:12     
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                                                           1/1 
  Installing       : sshpass-1.09-2.fc35.x86_64                                               1/12 
  Installing       : python3-xmltodict-0.12.0-13.fc35.noarch                                  2/12 
  Installing       : python3-pyasn1-0.4.8-7.fc35.noarch                                       3/12 
  Installing       : python3-ntlm-auth-1.5.0-4.fc35.noarch                                    4/12 
  Installing       : python3-requests_ntlm-1.1.0-16.fc35.noarch                               5/12 
  Installing       : python3-winrm-0.4.1-4.fc35.noarch                                        6/12 
  Installing       : python3-jmespath-0.10.0-4.fc35.noarch                                    7/12 
  Installing       : python3-bcrypt-3.2.0-1.fc35.x86_64                                       8/12 
  Installing       : libsodium-1.0.18-8.fc35.x86_64                                           9/12 
  Installing       : python3-pynacl-1.4.0-4.fc35.x86_64                                      10/12 
  Installing       : python3-paramiko-2.7.2-6.fc35.noarch                                    11/12 
  Installing       : ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch                                            12/12 
  Running scriptlet: ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch                                            12/12 
  Verifying        : libsodium-1.0.18-8.fc35.x86_64                                           1/12 
  Verifying        : python3-bcrypt-3.2.0-1.fc35.x86_64                                       2/12 
  Verifying        : python3-jmespath-0.10.0-4.fc35.noarch                                    3/12 
  Verifying        : python3-ntlm-auth-1.5.0-4.fc35.noarch                                    4/12 
  Verifying        : python3-paramiko-2.7.2-6.fc35.noarch                                     5/12 
  Verifying        : python3-pyasn1-0.4.8-7.fc35.noarch                                       6/12 
  Verifying        : python3-pynacl-1.4.0-4.fc35.x86_64                                       7/12 
  Verifying        : python3-requests_ntlm-1.1.0-16.fc35.noarch                               8/12 
  Verifying        : python3-winrm-0.4.1-4.fc35.noarch                                        9/12 
  Verifying        : python3-xmltodict-0.12.0-13.fc35.noarch                                 10/12 
  Verifying        : sshpass-1.09-2.fc35.x86_64                                              11/12 
  Verifying        : ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch                                            12/12 

Installed:
  ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch                       libsodium-1.0.18-8.fc35.x86_64               
  python3-bcrypt-3.2.0-1.fc35.x86_64                 python3-jmespath-0.10.0-4.fc35.noarch        
  python3-ntlm-auth-1.5.0-4.fc35.noarch              python3-paramiko-2.7.2-6.fc35.noarch         
  python3-pyasn1-0.4.8-7.fc35.noarch                 python3-pynacl-1.4.0-4.fc35.x86_64           
  python3-requests_ntlm-1.1.0-16.fc35.noarch         python3-winrm-0.4.1-4.fc35.noarch            
  python3-xmltodict-0.12.0-13.fc35.noarch            sshpass-1.09-2.fc35.x86_64                   

Complete!
[[email protected] devops]# rpm -qa | grep ansible
ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch
[[email protected] devops]# ansible --version
ansible 2.9.27
  config file = /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg
  configured module search path = ['/root/.ansible/plugins/modules', '/usr/share/ansible/plugins/modules']
  ansible python module location = /usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/ansible
  executable location = /usr/bin/ansible
  python version = 3.10.0 (default, Oct  4 2021, 00:00:00) [GCC 11.2.1 20210728 (Red Hat 11.2.1-1)]
[[email protected] devops]# yum list installed google-chrome-stable
Error: No matching Packages to list
[[email protected] devops]# yum list installed ansible
Installed Packages
ansible.noarch                                2.9.27-1.fc35                                 @updates
[[email protected] devops]# dnf list installed ansible
Installed Packages
ansible.noarch                                2.9.27-1.fc35                                 @updates
[[email protected] devops]#

before execution

$ ssh [email protected]
[[email protected] ~]$ sudo su
[[email protected] devops]# cat /etc/redhat-release 
Fedora release 35 (Thirty Five)
[[email protected] devops]# hostnamectl
 Static hostname: demo.example.com
       Icon name: computer-vm
         Chassis: vm
      Machine ID: 1894b60f7c1a45b9a6fc87cf8a4bed54
         Boot ID: 68bfe9b366c34c8d95df1a3774cf5641
  Virtualization: oracle
Operating System: Fedora Linux 35 (Cloud Edition) 
     CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:35
          Kernel: Linux 5.14.10-300.fc35.x86_64
    Architecture: x86-64
 Hardware Vendor: innotek GmbH
  Hardware Model: VirtualBox
[[email protected] devops]# dnf list installed ansible
Error: No matching Packages to list
[[email protected] devops]# dnf list ansible
Last metadata expiration check: 0:03:45 ago on Fri 03 Dec 2021 03:42:34 PM UTC.
Available Packages
ansible.noarch                                 2.9.27-1.fc35                                 updates
[[email protected] devops]#


after execution

[[email protected] devops]# rpm -qa | grep ansible
ansible-2.9.27-1.fc35.noarch
[[email protected] devops]# ansible --version
ansible 2.9.27
  config file = /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg
  configured module search path = ['/root/.ansible/plugins/modules', '/usr/share/ansible/plugins/modules']
  ansible python module location = /usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/ansible
  executable location = /usr/bin/ansible
  python version = 3.10.0 (default, Oct  4 2021, 00:00:00) [GCC 11.2.1 20210728 (Red Hat 11.2.1-1)]
[[email protected] devops]# yum list installed google-chrome-stable
Error: No matching Packages to list
[[email protected] devops]# yum list installed ansible
Installed Packages
ansible.noarch                                2.9.27-1.fc35                                 @updates
[[email protected] devops]# dnf list installed ansible
Installed Packages
ansible.noarch                                2.9.27-1.fc35                                 @updates
[[email protected] devops]#

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