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How to Install and Configure latest version of Ansible on Ubuntu Linux

Ansible is a simple and easy to use IT automation tool. One can use Ansible to deploy applications and systems/VM/containers. Ansible configuration is written in plain English and works on the remote/local server using SSH. No agents needed on the remote server. In this guide, you will install Ansible on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS or 17.10 desktop system and learn some basics of how to use the software for automation purpose.