Install Go language (golang) support using Debian packages. You can choose to install the system’s default version of Go or use the 1.3.x version that has been backported from Debian Jessie.


This role requires at least Ansible v1.7.1. To install it, run:

ansible-galaxy install debops.golang

Role dependencies

  • debops.backporter

Role variables

List of default variables available in the inventory:


# Install either the 'apt' or 'backport' version of Golang
#   'apt'      whatever version is available through apt on your OS/distro
#   'backport' for when you're building the backport on your build server
# Versions for a few popular distros:
#   Debian Wheezy: 1.0.2 -> backport version is 1.3.1
#   Debian Jessie: 1.3.1
#   Ubuntu Trusty: 1.2.1
golang_version: 'apt'

Authors and license

debops.golang role was written by:

License: GPLv3