Deploys dotfiles, configuration and packages to my machines using Ansible.
Download the repository, create an inventory file, and run the
Install the latest ansible release with:
sudo apt-add-repository --yes ppa:ansible/ansible sudo apt update sudo apt install ansible git tilix curl sudo apt install cinnamon-core # optional curl -L https://packagecloud.io/github/git-lfs/gpgkey | sudo apt-key add -
Fetch this repository
Clone this repository:
git clone https://github.com/borntyping/deployment.git cd deployment
Create an inventory file
Create an inventory file named
./inventory.conf. An example inventory might
look like this:
[workstation] localhost ansible_connection=local ansible_sudo_pass=EXAMPLE
If you don't want to create an inventory file, and only want to configure the
local machine, you can pass
--inventory=localhost, as an argument to
Bootstrapping a new server
If the OS was not created with a personal user, create one before running the above instructions:
adduser sam usermod -a -G sudo sam
You can the either run Ansible from your workstation by adding a remote connection to the inventory, or directly on the machine you are bootstrapping. To run Ansible directly on the machine:
ansible-pull --firstname.lastname@example.org:borntyping/deployment.git -i localhost, -K site.yml
Once ansible has run, set passwords for any additional users:
sudo passwd USER
Ansible sets up everything possible automatically, but there are still some things that must be done manually on a new workstation:
- Set keyboard shortcuts (workspace switching, terminal).
- Start the Dropbox client to run the proprietary installer.
Afterwards, you should login to various applications:
There are also some things this repository doesn't do yet:
- Install [Rust] and development tools (rustfmt, racer).
- Configure the Slack repository.
- Configure startup applications.
- Hide desktop icons.
Some dependencies are managed using Peru, which is installed by the
stage2-user role. Once the development machine is bootstrapped you can run
peru reup to update those files, which will fetch the lastest versions of the
dependecies and copy them into this repository. Tasks that install these files
are tagged with
peru, so updating the deployed versions of those files can be
./reconfigure -t peru.
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