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the_silver_searcher (21) Versions 1.3.9

Installs/Configures The Silver Searcher

cookbook 'the_silver_searcher', '= 1.3.9', :supermarket
cookbook 'the_silver_searcher', '= 1.3.9'
knife supermarket install the_silver_searcher
knife supermarket download the_silver_searcher
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the_silver_searcher cookbook

Builds The Silver Searcher
from source.


This cookbook supports Debian and Red Hat platform families. It is
tested on the most recent versions of CentOS 5 and 6, the most recent
stable version of Debian, the most recent version of Fedora, the current
and previous LTS versions of Ubuntu, and the most recent version of

The build_essential cookbook is the only other cookbook required.


Include recipe[the_silver_searcher] in a run list.


  • [:the_silver_searcher][:version] = version number to install
  • [:the_silver_searcher][:checksum] = checksum of tar.gz source for this version
  • [:the_silver_searcher][:url] = url of tar.gz source


  • default - installs The Silver Searcher to /usr/local/bin/ag


Author:: Mark Cornick (


Thanks to:

  • Yusuke Murata (muratayusuke)

Dependent cookbooks

build-essential >= 0.0.0
chef-sugar >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

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