Forge Home

snapd

Install and manage the snapd service for installing and managing snap packages.

3,723 downloads

3,723 latest version

5.0 quality score

Version information

  • 1.2.1 (latest)
released May 26th 2021
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 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
  • Puppet >= 6.0.0 < 8.0.0
  • Archlinux, , , , ,

Start using this module

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

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'fervid-snapd', '1.2.1'
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfile

Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add fervid-snapd
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install fervid-snapd --version 1.2.1

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.

Download

Documentation

fervid/snapd — version 1.2.1 May 26th 2021

snapd

Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with snapd
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Description

Fork of kemra102's original module which appears to have been abandoned sometime in 2018. If author would like to resume, please notify.


This module manages the snapd package and service. snapd is a tool that enables the installation of snap packages on a Linux system.

See the official website for more detailed information.

Setup

What snapd affects

This module currently manages the following items:

  • The snapd package.
  • The snapd service.

Usage

To use this module simply include it:

class { 'snapd': }

or

include ::snapd

Install packages using the package provider

package { ['phpstorm', 'atom']:
  ensure   => latest,
  provider => snap,
}

package { 'spotify':
  ensure   => purged,
  provider => snap,
}

Unsupported Operating Systems

If your OS is not listed in Limitations it may still work regardless.

Debian Sid for example should work without any changes.

Reference

snapd

This is the main class. Currently it has no configurable items.

Limitations

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Arch Linux 5
  • RedHat derivatives 7-8
  • Debian 8-9
  • Ubuntu 16.04-18.04

Supported Puppet Versions:

  • Puppet Enterprise >= 2017.3
  • Puppet Open Source >= 6.0.0

Provider

We provide a basic package provider which allows installs and removes, we will need to add latest, query and update support in the future.

Development

To contribute to the development of this module please raise a pull request.

Particular help is currently highly desired particularly on the following items:

  • Package provider query, latest and update functionality
  • Support for more Operating Systems
  • More testing