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Update Zoom flatpak(s) in Linux systems - Ansible module command

How to automate the update of the Zoom flatpak from version 5.9.1.1380 to 5.9.6.2225 in Linux using Ansible module command.

How to update Zoom flatpak in Linux systems with Ansible? I’m going to show you a live demo with some simple Ansible code. I’m Luca Berton and welcome to today’s episode of Ansible Pilot.

Ansible update Zoom flatpak in Linux systems

Today we are going to talk about the Ansible module command. The full name is ansible.builtin.command, it’s part of ansible.builtin modules maintained by the Ansible Core. The purpose of the command module is to Execute commands on a target system.

demo

How to Update Zoom flatpak in Linux systems with Ansible Playbook.

code

---
- name: flatpak update demo
  hosts: all
  become: true
  gather_facts: false
  tasks:
    - name: update flatpak(s)
      ansible.builtin.command: "flatpak update --noninteractive"

execution

ansible-pilot $ ansible-playbook -i virtualmachines/ubuntu2110desktop/inventory container/flatpak_update.yml
PLAY [flatpak update demo] ************************************************************************
TASK [update flatpak(s)] **************************************************************************
changed: [ubuntu2110.example.com]
PLAY RECAP ****************************************************************************************
ubuntu2110.example.com     : ok=1    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0    skipped=0    rescued=0    ignored=0
ansible-pilot $

before execution

ansible-pilot $ ssh [email protected]
Welcome to Ubuntu 21.10 (GNU/Linux 5.13.0-30-generic x86_64)
* Documentation:  https://help.ubuntu.com
 * Management:     https://landscape.canonical.com
 * Support:        https://ubuntu.com/advantage
0 updates can be applied immediately.
Last login: Thu Mar  3 06:39:45 2022 from 192.168.0.59
$ flapak list
-sh: 1: flapak: not found
$ flatpak list
Name                   Application ID                        Version      Branch   Installation
Freedesktop Platform   org.freedesktop.Platform              21.08.11     21.08    system
Mesa                   org.freedesktop.Platform.GL.default   21.3.6       21.08    system
openh264               org.freedesktop.Platform.openh264     2.1.0        2.0      system
Zoom                   us.zoom.Zoom                          5.9.1.1380   stable   system
$

after execution

ansible-pilot $ ssh [email protected]
Welcome to Ubuntu 21.10 (GNU/Linux 5.13.0-30-generic x86_64)
* Documentation:  https://help.ubuntu.com
 * Management:     https://landscape.canonical.com
 * Support:        https://ubuntu.com/advantage
0 updates can be applied immediately.
Last login: Thu Mar  3 07:05:53 2022 from 192.168.0.59
$ flatpak list
Name                   Application ID                        Version      Branch   Installation
Freedesktop Platform   org.freedesktop.Platform              21.08.11     21.08    system
Mesa                   org.freedesktop.Platform.GL.default   21.3.6       21.08    system
openh264               org.freedesktop.Platform.openh264     2.1.0        2.0      system
Zoom                   us.zoom.Zoom                          5.9.6.2225   stable   system
$

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