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How to install Ansible on Ubuntu

Jun 06, 2021 · 1 min read · Post a comment
How to install Ansible on Ubuntu

Ansible is an IT automation tool that can help you to simplify the deployments of your applications, efficiently manage your infrastructure servers, and provides a lot of features and integrations with all the cloud providers and the CI/CD tools.

Install Ansible on Ubuntu

Step 1. Run the following command to update the OS packages:

sudo apt update

Step 2. Install software-properties-common package:

sudo apt install software-properties-common

Step 3. Now we need to add ppa:ansible/ansible to our systems software source list:

sudo add-apt-repository --yes --update ppa:ansible/ansible

Step 4. To install the latest version of Ansible run:

sudo apt install ansible

Step 5. Make sure that you have the latest Ansible version installed:

ansible --version

Remove Ansible from Ubuntu

Step 1. If you decide to remove Ansible from Ubuntu run:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ansible

Conclusion

This tutorial shows you how to install the latest ansible version on Ubuntu, and if you decide to use other automation tool instead of ansible there is a section on how to remove it depending on your needs.
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