I'm maintaining my setup using salt.
For work I need to use proprietary software (citrix client) - a picture
perfect use case for a dedicated template/app vm combo (sadly there
isn't a flatpak, which via user space-installation would allow me to
bypass the dedicated template).
Citrix now is playing nasty:
has *.debs, *.rpms and tarballs ready for download, but some java
script magic adds individualized tokens to the download links, to
prevent straight linking to the resources.
Some nice person has figured out how to circumvent that using bash
scripting in the AUR of ArchLinux
(PKGBUILD - aur.git - AUR Package Repositories) and
I used that to build a shell script that will deliver a currently valid
download link, which I was thinking to use via `cmd.script` in salt.
However, I now realize that a proper Qubes template does not have
standard internet access even when being updated, so that route is
How would you go about this? Just manual downloading the rpm and
installing it into the template does the trick, but I'd vastly prefer a
Thanks for reading this far and thank you for any hints.