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cdist-type__package_opkg - Manage packages with opkg

opkg is usually used on OpenWRT to manage packages.


If supplied, use the name and not the object id as the package name.
Either "present" or "absent", defaults to "present"

# Ensure lsof is installed
__package_opkg lsof --state present
# Remove obsolete package
__package_opkg dnsmasq --state absent


Giel van Schijndel <>

Copyright (C) 2012 Giel van Schijndel. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

February 16, 2019 4.10.6