How to Install HashiCorp - Packer Installation on Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS)
The HashiCorp Packer is an open source tool that we can create identical machine golden images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration. This is really helpful for the cloud infrastructure.
Lets will go to install the HashiCorp-Packer tool in your Linux machine, like, CentOS, Ubuntu or Debian. Just follow the steps below,
Download the Packer package from the link using wget command,
$ wget https://releases.hashicorp.com/packer/1.8.2/packer_1.8.2_linux_amd64.zip
Unzip or extract the .zip file using the unzip command,
$ unzip packer_1.8.2_linux_amd64.zip
You need to move the packer executable file to any bin or sbin location,
$ echo $PATH
$ mv packer /usr/sbin/.
Check your packer version,
$ packer -version