Commit d48dc727 authored by julian.gethmann's avatar julian.gethmann

Update README

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## How to use ansible for software installation/computer *setup*
Add your computer to the hosts file or if you are just testing add it to the local file.
Add your hostname under each role name (the name in the square brackets) you want to be run on your computer.
Also create a new file with an named
Also create a new file with an named
after your [fully-qualified-domain-name](https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_(Internet)#Fully_Qualified_Domain_Name_.28FQDN.29}) (FQDN) in the `host_vars` directory including a [yaml](https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/YAMLSyntax.html) list with some host specific configuration variables, e. g. copy another similar host and adjust it.
These files do not have the `.yml` extension and do not start with `---`
Then create a file named after your FQDN with the extension ".yml" in the main directory of ansible which contains includes all the roles one want to run. This step needs root priviledges and therefore makes only sense for the first installation of a computer.
* install ansible and some dependencies (`dnf install ansible git python2-dnf libselinux-python`)
* run [ansible-pull](https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/playbooks_intro.html#ansible-pull) (`ansible-pull -K -U git@git.scc.kit.edu:las/ansible.git`)
* If you only want some parts of the roles to be run, you can use the option `-t TAGNAME` to run only those tasks with the given tag.
* If you only want some parts of the roles to be run, you can use the option `-t TAGNAME` to run only those tasks with the given tag.
### Ask for new software
Open an issue in the GitLab issue tracker with the label: softwarerequest
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* latex.yml: basic LaTeX installation (KIT classes not yet)
* python.yml: basic python_stack for scientific Python usage (including fitting)
* ipynb.yml: IPython/Jupyter notebook
* MAD-8: MAD 8 inofficial build for Fedora
# Develope new roles, extend or modify existing ones and update roles for new software
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