How to install Puppet 7 on Ubuntu 22.04

Submitted by admin on Sat, 08/26/2023 - 22:04


Frustrations are real. If you're using Ubuntu 22.04 and need to work with Puppet 7, you might have noticed that the default Puppet agent is an older version, 5.5. But fear not, we'll guide you through the process of installing Puppet 7 on your Ubuntu 22.04 system. It's a bit of work, but we've broken it down into easy-to-follow steps.

Step 1: Adding the Puppet 7 Repository

Start by adding the Puppet 7 repository to your system. Since Ubuntu 22.04 is nicknamed "Jammy Jellyfish," you'll need to pull the repository URL for Jammy: 

If you're still using Ubuntu 20.04, use the Focal version of the repository: 

Step 2: Installing the Puppet 7 Repository 

Now that you've downloaded the repository package, it's time to install it: 
dpkg -i puppet7-release-jammy.deb Or for Focal: dpkg -i puppet7-release-focal.deb

Step 3: Updating Your Package List 

After adding the repository, update your package list to make sure you get the latest Puppet 7 packages: 
apt-get update

Step 4: Installing Puppet 7 

Finally, install the Puppet 7 agent: apt-get install puppet-agent 


With these steps, you should now have Puppet 7 successfully installed on your Ubuntu 22.04 system. You're ready to harness the power of the latest Puppet features for your infrastructure. Enjoy your upgraded Puppet experience!

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