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author: "David Moreau Simard"
- news
- ansible
date: 2019-11-22
title: "ARA is now packaged for Fedora !"
slug: ara-is-now-packaged-for-fedora
type: post
We are happy to announce that ARA has successfully been included in
[Fedora]( !
The latest version ([1.2.0](
is available for Fedora 30, Fedora 31 as well as Rawhide (Fedora 32).
You can find the source for the packaging files on [](
and the builds on [](
Contributions to improve the packaging are welcome !
## How to get started
If you are using Ansible from Fedora packages, you can start recording playbooks
with ARA easily:
# Install ARA's Ansible plugins and the API server dependencies
dnf install ara ara-server
# Configure Ansible to load the ARA callback plugin
export ANSIBLE_CALLBACK_PLUGINS=$(python3 -m ara.setup.callback_plugins)
# Run your playbooks as usual
ansible-playbook playbook.yml
# Start the embedded server
ara-manage runserver
# That's it !
You can see what it looks like in this small recording:
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If you'd like to see the built-in web interface looks like, you can find a live
demo on [](
## Want to contribute, chat or need help ?
If you would like to help with packaging ARA for other distributions, please
reach out !
The project community hangs out on [IRC and Slack](