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How can I install Development Tools via vagrant and ansible on Centos 6.7

I get this error when running my first ansible playbook (i.e. I am not familiar with ansible yet) TASK: [Install packages] ****************************************************** failed: [default] ...
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Why do some r10k configuration files start their YAML lines with :?

I'm looking at setting up r10k for Puppet deployment, and I have various example r10k.yaml configuration files, but some seem to use an extra : at the start of many lines, for instance, at ...
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Puppet server not picking up node's hiera facts

I am trying to make a simple configuration in puppet. The idea is that a machine reports the type of data it wants and puppet supplies the configuration. I am using Puppet 4.2 and the example below ...
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dict as value for YAML key in an Ansible task

I am unable to figure out how to pass a dictionary/hash-map of key-value pairs as the value for an option in an ansible tasks. Default Options: # roles/ec2/defaults/main.yml ec2: key_name: "{{ ...
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Linux program used to gather installed packages, processes, listening ports, etc.?

It's hard to Google this because it seems like everyone and their kid sister has written a script to gather system stats! I once saw a mature program written that is used to gather system stats like ...
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saltstack configuration “No Top file or external nodes data matches found”

A very similar version of this question is asked here , but it's completely different since the person had their top file in the wrong directory. I have 3 projects, that I'll call project1, ...
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CoreOS on Google Compute Engine

I have followed the CoreOS on GCE guide. But looks like I am having problems understanding what the user-data metadata field is, and how to get my cloud-config file to be read.. In a directory that ...
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Hiera datatypes wont load in Puppet

I have spent a couple of days on this, followed the instructions on http://downloads.puppetlabs.com/docs/puppetmanual.pdf and even the Puppet Training Advanced Puppet manual. When I run a test ...
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How to define multiple /etc/hosts entries with Puppet ENC?

I'm writing an External Node Classifier for my Puppet infrastructure, and I have the need to manipulate the /etc/hosts file on each node. The following (due to the duplicate key) is invalid YAML: --- ...
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Verifying Salt states before committing

I'm storing my salt sls files in a git repository, but I have the perennial problem that I can't verify my YAML represents a valid set of states that could be applied (I've also had difficulty ...