I've been doing a little bit of side work on getting plugins packaged for
Debian, and I'm happy to tell you that the first few are ready for testing.
You'll need to enable the new Plugins repo, using a source line like this:
deb http://deb.theforeman.org/ plugins main
(devs, staging builds will go to stagingdeb.tf.o plugins <your user> as per
Not all of the plugins we package for RPM and done yet, but you can see the
list of whats done so far at .
There are a couple of caveats:
- The plugin packages require access to rubygems.org. Because of the way
we do the vendored gems (caching them into ~foreman/vendor) it's quite
tricky to add gems to that cache from the plugin packaging itself.
- The plugins are not associated with any particular Foreman version. I'm
currently building the same versions as we have for RPM, which for the most
part means they are aimed at 1.3 - do check the compatability of any plugin
with your version of Foreman before installing it.
I'll try to get the remaining plugins added to the repo over the next few