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gauge (19) Versions 1.6.0

Installs/Configures gauge

cookbook 'gauge', '= 1.6.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'gauge', '= 1.6.0'
knife supermarket install gauge
knife supermarket download gauge
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Gauge Cookbook

Gauge Test automation in the business language (from ThoughtWorks, Inc.)


Supported Platforms

This cookbook has been tested on the following platforms:

  • CentOS
  • RedHat
  • Fedora
  • Amazon Linux
  • Oracle Linux
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • openSUSE
  • SUSE


Include the default recipe on a node's runlist to ensure that gauge is installed.


node['gauge']['version'] - the version of gauge that should be installed
node['gauge']['checksum'] — the sha256 checksum of the gauge binary that should be installed (computed using sha256sum)
node['gauge']['url'] — the URL from which gauge binary should be download from

Setting up Gauge properties




This LWRP provides an easy way to manage additional gauge plugins.


  • :install - installs a gauge plugin
  • :remove - removes the gauge plugin

Attribute Parameters

  • name - the name of the plugin
  • version - the version of the plugin
  • user - the user under which the plugin should be installed
  • group - the group under which the plugin should be installed
  • password - needed only for windows, the windows account password for user


Install the gauge java plugin

include_recipe 'gauge'

gauge_plugin 'java' do
  user  'alice'
  group 'alice'
  password 'p@ssw0rd' # only on windows
  version '0.3.1'

Remove the gauge html-report plugin

gauge_plugin 'html-report' do
  action :remove
  user  'alice'
  group 'alice'

Dependent cookbooks

windows >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.


This file is used to list changes made in each version of the gauge cookbook.

v1.6.0 (2016-10-25)

  • Include gauge_screenshot executable

v1.5.0 (2016-08-24)

  • Upgrade gauge version to 0.6.1

v1.4.0 (2016-08-24)

  • Upgrade gauge version to 0.5.0

v1.3.0 (2016-07-02)

  • Minor windows fixups
  • Update the to work with gauge 0.4.0

v1.2.0 (2016-07-02)

  • Remove dependency on wget

v1.1.0 (2016-07-02)

  • Updated version of Gauge to 0.4.0

v1.0.0 (2016-27-01)

  • Updated version of Gauge to 0.3.1

v0.9.0 (2015-11-02)

  • [windows] improve windows program execution
  • add support for updating

v0.8.0 (2015-11-02)

  • [windows] fix windows package name

v0.7.0 (2015-11-02)

  • [windows] fix incorrect usage of lwrp

v0.6.0 (2015-11-02)

  • [windows] do not depend on chocolatey to install gauge because chocolatey takes forever to review new packages

v0.5.0 (2015-10-19)

  • [linux] Add some version information to the installation to be able to upgrade/downgrade gauge as needed
  • [windows] improve plugin installation
  • add support for installing specific plugin versions

v0.4.0 (2015-10-09)

  • fix windows installation

v0.3.0 (2015-10-09)

  • make the plugin provider idempotent

v0.2.0 (2015-10-02)

  • fix some foodcritic warnings

v0.1.0 (2015-10-02)

  • Initial commit

Collaborator Number Metric

1.6.0 failed this metric

Failure: Cookbook has 0 collaborators. A cookbook must have at least 2 collaborators to pass this metric.

Foodcritic Metric

1.6.0 failed this metric

FC059: LWRP provider does not declare use_inline_resources: /tmp/15d68cdf1edde869b4299d73/gauge/providers/plugin.rb:1
FC064: Ensure issues_url is set in metadata: /tmp/15d68cdf1edde869b4299d73/gauge/metadata.rb:1
FC065: Ensure source_url is set in metadata: /tmp/15d68cdf1edde869b4299d73/gauge/metadata.rb:1
Run with Foodcritic Version 8.0.0 with tags metadata,correctness ~FC031 ~FC045 and failure tags any