Linux Installation Scripts for Packer and Terraform
I really enjoy using Packer and Terraform by HashiCorp. These tools have become an essential part of my day to day that I wouldn’t really know what to do without them. On Linux, most package managers, do not always seem to have the most up-to-date versions of these tools so I created a really simple script for installing each one.
These are located in the following Gists and are simple to use.
Packer Gist is located here.
$ wget https://gist.githubusercontent.com/phillipsj/d2f16c47a8eff7e0e5a0e131718387c3/raw/8a97c8ad15bb3fb07c1cdd5dcb6114146ca4eaf5/packer-installer.sh $ chmod +x packer-installer.sh $ sudo ./packer-installer.sh
Terraform Gist is located here.
$ wget https://gist.githubusercontent.com/phillipsj/7f701dd51d62d564fe8d1c3c4b704ba1/raw/fea275a785c058b81d5b5752e7e9e9133216747a/terraform-installer.sh $ chmod +x terraform-installer.sh $ sudo ./terraform-installer.sh
Pretty basic operations and I don’t need to memorize how to do it. I may revisit this later and make it a bit more dynamic and combine it together.
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