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How to install Puppet 3.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 from apt.puppetlabs.com?

asked 2013-05-25 18:04:51 -0500

maoja gravatar image

updated 2013-05-25 18:06:09 -0500

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Server and I would like to install Puppet 3.2.1.

I thought that if I used the Puppet Labs repo, I would get 3.2.1

Here's what I did

$ wget http://apt.puppetlabs.com/puppetlabs-release-raring.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i puppetlabs-release-raring.deb
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install puppetmaster

That ended up installing Puppet 2.7.18

I also have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server so I tried the same thing with with the precise package.

$ wget http://apt.puppetlabs.com/puppetlabs-release-precise.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i puppetlabs-release-precise.deb
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo ...


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answered 2013-05-26 04:03:15 -0500

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Two ways:

  • wait for the folks at PuppetLabs to publish it (wget this file and check for yourself, it has not been uploaded yet).

  • Grab the source packages from quantal (as I presume those would be closest to raring) and roll your own.

Unless you are in a hurry, the first option is the safest.

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Thanks. I'm new to Linux and Puppet so I'm not ready to try rolling my own. I tried Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop and it installed puppet 3.2 ...(more)

maoja gravatar imagemaoja ( 2013-05-26 08:38:44 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-05-31 03:08:25 -0500

updated 2013-05-31 03:55:12 -0500

I was as surprised as you were about this behavior. It is the same on Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop.

Until the updated packages are published, you can installed Puppet 3.2 via gem. I just confirmed this.

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