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I am trying to fire a curl command on Ubuntu 14.04

curl -v https://omnitruck.chef.io/install.sh | sudo bash -s -- -P chefdk -c stable -v 0.18.30

and this get stuck at

Getting information for chefdk stable 0.18.30 for ubuntu...
downloading https://omnitruck.chef.io/stable/chefdk/metadata?v=0.18.30&p=ubuntu&pv=14.04&m=x86_64
  to file /tmp/install.sh.2027/metadata.txt
trying wget...

It does not move ahead and no logs to debug. What could have gone wrong?

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I think your command has some errors.

curl -v
# this prints verbose messages you don't want to pipe
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Cache-Control: max-age=300, public
...

just download the shell script with

curl https://omnitruck.chef.io/install.sh -o install.sh

the run the command with the downloaded file.

Update:

To run install.sh you need to add the executable flag:

chmod +x ./install.sh
  • ./install.sh | sudo bash -s -- -P chefdk -c stable -v 0.18.30 bash: line 1: ubuntu: command not found bash: line 2: Getting: command not found bash: line 3: downloading: command not found bash: line 4: to: command not found bash: line 5: trying: command not found – aaj Apr 7 '17 at 12:22
  • updated my anwser – Michael D. Apr 7 '17 at 12:24
  • what about sudo bash -s -- -P chefdk -c stable -v 0.18.30? – aaj Apr 7 '17 at 12:27
  • I'm not familiar with that, but the install.sh usage is usage: install.sh [-P project] [-c release_channel] [-v version] [-f filename | -d download_dir] – Michael D. Apr 7 '17 at 12:30
  • so maybe it's just ./install.sh -c stable -v 0.18.30 – Michael D. Apr 7 '17 at 12:31

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