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Version information

  • 0.1.13 (latest)
  • 0.1.12
  • 0.1.11
  • 0.1.6
  • 0.1.5
  • 0.1.3
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Jun 22nd 2020
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2023.7.x, 2023.6.x, 2023.5.x, 2023.4.x, 2023.3.x, 2023.2.x, 2023.1.x, 2023.0.x, 2021.7.x, 2021.6.x, 2021.5.x, 2021.4.x, 2021.3.x, 2021.2.x, 2021.1.x, 2021.0.x, 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 3.8.0
  • ,
  • checkupdate
  • listpackages
  • update

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'eyp-apt', '0.1.13'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add eyp-apt
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install eyp-apt --version 0.1.13

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eyp/apt — version 0.1.13 Jun 22nd 2020


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description
  3. Setup
  4. Usage
  5. Reference
  6. Limitations
  7. Development


apt management

Module Description

  • ppa installation using add-apt-repository (software-properties-common is mandatory)
  • pin packages using preferences.d
  • keys using apt-key adv
  • repos using sources.list.d


What apt affects

  • Creates files under /etc/apt but not modifies already created files
  • Manages package software-properties-common

Setup Requirements

This module requires pluginsync enabled

Beginning with apt

include ::apt

Including ::apt creates a resource to perform an apt-get update only if needed


add repo

apt::source { 'couchbase':
  location => '',
  release  => $::lsbdistcodename,
  repos    => "${::lsbdistcodename}/main",

pin repo by originator

apt::pin { 'dontblamenrpe':
  originator => 'LP-PPA-dontblamenrpe',
  priority   => '700',
  require    => Apt::Ppa['ppa:dontblamenrpe/ppa']

manage keys

apt::key { 'couchbase':
  key        => '136CD3BA884E3CB0E44E7A5BE905C770CD406E62',
  key_source => '',

Show installed keys:

# apt-key adv --list-keys --with-colons --fingerprint --fixed-list-mode | grep -i grafa
uid:-::::1485266258::54754BA7A63B8C9E73D8BFCB81140F31DD4C2D55::Grafana <>:

add PPA

apt::ppa { 'ppa:dontblamenrpe/ppa':
  ensure => 'present',




This module is tested on Ubuntu 16


We are pushing to have acceptance testing in place, so any new feature should have some test to check both presence and absence of any feature



  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request