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elixir Cookbook

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A cookbook to manage an installation of Elixir.


This cookbook is maintained by the Sous Chefs. The Sous Chefs are a community of Chef cookbook maintainers working together to maintain important cookbooks. If youd like to know more please visit or come chat with us on the Chef Community Slack in #sous-chefs.



  • Debian/Ubuntu
  • RHEL/CentOS/Scientific/Amazon/Oracle


  • Chef 15.3+


  • git
  • github
  • erlang
  • libarchive


Key Type Description Default
node[:elixir][:install_path] String Path that Elixir will reside in "/usr/local/lib/elixir"
node[:elixir][:install_method] String Method of installation: "package" or "source" "package"
node[:elixir][:source][:repo] String Git source repository location ""
node[:elixir][:version] String Version of Elixir to compile "v1.4.2"


Include elixir in your node's run_list

  "run_list": [


This will install Elixir and Erlang on the node. By default, Elixir and Erlang will be installed from packages. If you want to install from source you can set the node[:elixir][:install_method] attribute.


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