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Questions tagged [chocolatey]

Chocolatey is a Windows apt-get like global automation tool (used mostly as a silent installer).

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Chocolaty install of Google Chrome fails HASH check

I am getting an error when installing Google Chrome Browser in powershell using chocolatey. It works when I by-parse the hash check, but how do I make sure this is fixed in nuget? I can install other ...
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How do I tell chocolatey a program updated itself?

I installed a program (Paint.Net) with Choco - at the time, the version was 3.13 - Paint.Net updated itself to 3.15, however, when I run choco outdated, it still thinks 3.13 is installed and wants to (...
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How do I install json_pp with Chocolatey?

Chocolatey doesn't seem to have json_pp. https://chocolatey.org/packages?q=json_pp I have it on my desktop, but I believe it is through Cygwin. Is there a way I can install json_pp on my laptop ...
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How to clear Chocolatey cache in the free version?

Installation-file-cleaning is currently only available in the licensed edition of Chocolatey ($96 a year) and the developers seemingly have no plans to offer cache-cleaning support for the free ...
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Installing Node Causes Windows 10 Machine to Repeatedly Restart

I've installed NodeJS, the Current (not LTS) version on my Windows 10 system. That seems to have installed at least a couple additional things along with it, namely Chocolatey and BoxStarter. Since ...
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How to resolve “ERROR: Specified cast is not valid.” error during installation?

I'm currently receiving this error when installing Java SE Runtime Environment (jre8), updating used to work fine: Searching if new version exists... ERROR: Specified cast is not valid. The install ...
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is there an alternative to in-sourcing chocolatey packages into say artifactory, if your users haven't got internet access

I am trying to set up Chocolatey, at my place of work. We do not allow users access to install software from the internet, but we do allow tools such as NuGet, Maven, Gradle and Chocolatey to pull ...
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Where does chocolatey install sysinternals?

Chocolatey has a nice sysinternals package, but where does it install to? (by default) https://chocolatey.org/packages/sysinternals
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Files in the same directory seen differently by different tools [duplicate]

I have installed chocolate(packet manager) programs at: C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\bin And also installed fzf(search tool) as GVIM plugin.Accidently installed at the same dir: C:\ProgramData\...
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Upgrading software with Chocolatey using installer GUI

I want to upgrade a specific package (gpg4win) with Chocolatey, but I would like to see the actual installer and tweak some settings (specifically I want to uncheck a certain option because of this ...
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List local chocolatey packages and order by installation date

Chocolatey packages tend to accumulate when you have installed them long ago and have stopped using them later. I could go manually through a list of local packages choco list -lo But with a long ...
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Chocolatey cannot install Microsoft Teams

I can perform other installations with Choco but not MS-Teams. It fails with this error even though I did the installation in elevated mode. What can I do about it?
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Stop adding unwanted processes to autorun after program update

1. Summary I install program → I remove program/service of program from autorun → I update program → program/service in autorun again. How I can remove process from Windows autorun preventively, ...
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How can I solve warning when I install chocolatey?

When I install chocolatey, I get error like this : ... WARNING: It's very likely you will need to close and reopen your shell before you can use choco. ... WARNING: You can safely ignore errors ...
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How to upgrade Git through Chocolatey that I got when installing Cmder

I installed Cmder by running the following in an Administrative PowerShell: choco install cmder This also installed Git for me. But it installed an older version of Git, not the latest that is ...
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How can I upgrade a Chocolatey package if it's already installed, and install it if it isn't?

I'm writing a set of PS scripts to help set up and maintain a Windows dev environment. Right now, I am maintaining two script files, one for installing Chocolatey packages, and another for upgrading ...
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Is it possible to skip one package update?

Sometimes Chocolatey package maintainers lag behind and I update a program manually. I can use a command choco pin add -n=packagename to lock a package to its current revision, but I must remember to ...
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How to list installed Chocolatey packages?

Probably a simple question, but how do I get Chocolatey to list which packages are currently installed on my system? When googling, I end up at the question below. It is related but slightly ...
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GPG4Win: Verification Failed, input/output error

How do I cure this problem? I tried several times. I have the latest version, installed via Chocolatey. C:\Users\Chloe>choco list --local-only gpg Chocolatey v0.10.8 gpg4win 3.0.0 1 packages ...
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How to change the order of packages updating with Chocolatey?

When executing cup all -y it looks like Chocolatey updates all the packages alphabetically. Is there an option to change this behavior to sort the packages by size, and then install largest or ...
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How do I uninstall a Chocolatey package that won't go away?

C:\Users\Chloe>choco uninstall cyg-get Chocolatey v0.10.8 Uninstalling the following packages: cyg-get cyg-get v1.1.0 Skipping auto uninstaller - No registry snapshot. Chocolatey uninstalled 1/1 ...
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Run interactive script at system startup, or start interactive user session (Windows)

I am creating ephemeral Windows Server VMs on AWS and would like to install a list of software unattended when they first start up. To do this, I am running a bootstrap script at startup that installs ...
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cpp-ethereum not installed. The package was not found with the source(s) listed. (Chocolatey)

I would like to install cpp-ethereum following the documentation Powershell is running in admin mode, but if I try to run the install command (choco install cpp-ethereum), I get this error: PS C:\...
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Mysql hangs forever after initial installation on Windows 10 with chocolatey

So I got a new work laptop - it's a fresh dell latitude - and windows 10 went through a very nice set up phase. I proceeded to install all the things. git (for windows) VSCode chocolatey keepass ...
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Error installing packages using chocolatey behind virtualbox

I have my windows virtual machine in virtualbox, Internet connectivity works fine. I installed chocolatey windows package manager using https://chocolatey.org/install. However installation of ...
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How to place symlinks to all executables installed through Chocolatey in a particular directory?

Chocolatey - PowerShell - Symlink I installed a few packages using Chocolatey Package Manager. Rather than adding each of the installation directory to PATH or in my $PATH variable in PowerShell, I ...
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Why multiple versions of notepadplusplus in Chocolatey [duplicate]

https://chocolatey.org/packages?q=notepadplusplus "Notepad++ (Install) 7.3.3" looks to be the better one based on the number of downloads, but why is there also "Notepad++ 7.3.3" ?
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Is there a way to persist Chocolatey package parameters so that they are silently reused on upgrade?

E.g. is it possible to set the /NoSetAsDefault parameter for the PDFXchangeEditor package so that it is used on install and each upgrade, including upgrade all?
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What are mysterious, non-existent versions of Chocolatey packages?

Some Chocolatey packages get updated between official program releases and have their own version number. Examples: qBittorrent 3.3.11.20170322 (official release notes) WinDirStat 1.1.2.20161210, 1....
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The way to file a new-package request (“RFP”) with the Chocolatey team

If you're using Debian Linux and apt-get, and you want to ask the Debian team to create a new package, you file a Debian RFP bug. If you're using Fedora Linux and yum, you visit the Package Database ...
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Chocolatey GUI crash after trying to install Elixir

After trying to install Elixir, Chocolatey-gui froze, and after giving it an hour, I force closed it, and tried relaunching it, to get this: choco in the command line still works fin. Does anyone ...
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Chocolatey, run installed package

Is there any command to run a installed package with chocolatey? Something like choco run console2
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How to choose between 32 bit or 64 bit version of a package?

When I install choco install notepadplusplus it installs 64 bit of Notepad++ and it causes issues (there no package manager for 64 bit of npp) Is there any way to specifically choose 32 bit or 64 ...
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youtube-dl Chocolatey package

youtube-dl on Chocolatey packages When running youtube-dl --version command the output is 2016.06.16. The latest youtube-dl version at the moment is 2017.01.05. At first I thought that the package ...
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What does “(Install)” mean in a package?

example: https://chocolatey.org/packages?q=notepad%2B%2B Does Chocolatey run the native program installer? If I prefer simplicity, should I avoid packages with (Install) in their name?
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Chocolatey - Python - Am I doing it wrong?

I installed Python using Chocolatey: choco install python3 I did this in an administrative PowerShell prompt. The results seem successful enough: PS C:\Windows\system32> choco install python3 --...
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Nuget Packages do not display on powershell Windows 10

I am new to Windows powershell. I tried some ad-hoc queries to test the package-providers and their respective providers. So far I managed to install Chocolatey and Nuget. When I try to see the ...
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Chocolatey upgrade all as non admin user

I install chocolatey and the programs I want to install with chocolatey on all my domain devices trough MDT. That works! But I want to create a task that executes (as SYSTEM) the "choco upgrade all" ...
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Skype update cannot find file

Skype told me to update, but when executing the update, there's an error message A network error occurred while attempting to read from the file: C:\ProgramData\Skype{FC965A47-4839-40CA-B618-...
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How to autoupdate chocolatey?

I have an old version of chocolatey (0.9.9.1) to manage windows packages. How can I upgrade/update it to the latest version since I didn't installed it via chocolatey?
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How to install cygwin using chocolatey to specific directory?

I am using chocolatey(community version) to install cygwin. This get installed to c:\tools\cygwin I would like to configure cygwin to be at c:\cygwin. How can I do it?
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Chocolatey - How to install hidden and unlisted package?

I'd like to install the package available at chocolatey, but listed as hidden\unlisted: This package is unlisted and hidden from package listings. Example of such package: https://chocolatey.org/...
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Can not install Viber using chocolatey package manager

I can not install Viber using chocolatey package manager. I am using following command under the administrator: choco install viber -y -debug And getting the following output: Chocolatey v0.10.3 ...
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Using chocolatey to install lots of apps at once

I am about to reinstall my Windows 10 pc, and would like to use Chocolatey for a lot of applications. Can I just issue one command to Chocolatey and let it deal with the dependencies and installation ...
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What are .EXE.IGNORE files and why are they on my windows machine

I found a bunch of zero-length files with the extension .EXE.IGNORE on a few windows machines recently. Their purpose and source was a unknown, so I dug into it some...
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Is “the integrity of the file x has not been verified” an user error or an issue with a Chocolatey package?

I get the error when installing Java SE Runtime Environment (with AutoHotkey (Portable) too), the sixth most downloaded Chocolatey package: The integrity of the file 'jre8Install.exe' from 'http://...
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Is there a way to list all Chocolatey packages that have no dependencies?

Sometimes I found unexpected packages in my Chocolatey package list, and want to know if they're safe to uninstall. I know I can try to uninstall them and wait for Chocolatey to remind me, but that ...
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Chocolatey can't install apps, 'How do you want to open this file?' dialog box is opened instead

The dialog opens when I run any choco install* command, manually browsing to choco.exe in C:\ProgramData\chocolatey didn't solve the issue: PowerShell version: Major Minor Build Revision ----- --...
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Do I really need a Windows system in order to maintain Chocolatey packages?

As described in this Q&A I do not have a Windows system anymore. Do I really need a Windows system in order to maintain Chocolatey packages? Concerns Ketarin - will it run on Linux Powershell - ...
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Chocolatey as non-admin user

I´m starting to use Chocolatey in the network of my hotel for software installs. I have a domain set on Win 2008 and all my users are not admins. So, lets say I have a user JOE that is not an admin ...