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Package provider that uses gdebi to install a Debian package (.deb) file with its dependencies


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Version information

  • 0.1.2 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Jun 22nd 2017
This version is compatible with:
  • Ubuntu, Debian

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'cpick-gdebi', '0.1.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add cpick-gdebi
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install cpick-gdebi --version 0.1.2

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



cpick/gdebi — version 0.1.2 Jun 22nd 2017


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with gdebi
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Package provider that uses gdebi to install a Debian package (.deb) file with its dependencies

Module Description

The dpkg provider can also install a package from a .deb file, but it will not install any needed dependencies first.

The apt provider can install a package and its dependencies, but the package must be fetched from a repository, not a local .deb file.

The gdebi provider fills this gap.


What gdebi affects

  • Installs the 'gdebi-core' package.
  • Installs any requested pakage along with its dependencies.


include gdebi

package { 'foo':
    provider => gdebi,
    source   => "/path/to/foo.deb",


Compatible with Ubuntu and Debian.


Please report issues or create pull requests on github: