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
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:
Remove Ansible from Ubuntu
Step 1. If you decide to remove Ansible from Ubuntu run:
sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ansible
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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