Cowsay and Ansible

One of the most common questions I get from colleagues who are running their first Ansible playbook is "why is there a cow on my screen?". Most of them didn't even know about cowsay, yet it ended up …

Setting up Ansible for hacking

When trying my hand at Ansible module development, I had a few issues getting Ansible running from a checkout. Here's how I fixed it:

Ansible: module is missing interpreter line

Whilst trying to run Ansible 1.4.4 (installed from the Ubuntu PPA), I came across the following error:

Installing Ansible from source on Ubuntu

Installing Ansible from source is the best way to make sure that you have all the latest features and bug fixes. Fortunately, it's nice and easy to do too.

Ansible: Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Just a quick playbook for installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu. The playbook checks if the Google Chrome apt repo is added, then if it isn't it adds Google's public key, creates the file and then …

ansible: ImportError: No module named ansible.playbook

TL;DR: brew link --overwrite ansible