Questions tagged [windows-packagemanagement]

Windows PackageManagement is a "Package Manager Manager". It provides a PowerShell interface for users and provides an API to allow other package managers and installers to "plug in" to it as providers. It fulfills a similar role as apt-get, yum, rpm etc. in the Linux world in that it allows the automation of package discovery and installation.

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Is there a built-in package management system in Windows?

Does Windows come with a package manager these days? I haven't used Windows in years. I'm hoping it has something similar to yum, apt, pacman, etc. found on various Linux distros. Obviously Windows ...
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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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How can I uninstall Windows app packages through the command-line?

I know that Windows app (even the bloatware ones) can be removed through PowerShell, but I would like to achieve the same goal through the command-line processor. I used this guide that I found on How-...
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How to install LibreOffice using one-get?

I thought I'd try to the one-get meta package manager that Microsoft has included in Windows 10. I found this useful article that goes over how to use it. One open source software that I had yet to ...
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Windows Install-package keeps installer files

I am using Windows 10 OneGet package manager with several providers like chocolatey. I have several providers including chocolatey, and I install packages like this Install-Package [pckg_name] When ...
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Programs installed via OneGet doesn't show up

I followed this guide to install VLC via OneGet. However VLC doesn't show up in the start menu or in the "Add or remove program" after it has been successfully installed. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Can't seem to make OneGet/Chocolatey work on Windows 10

I got pretty excited about OneGet. But I can't get it to work. I followed the instructions here: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/AptGetForWindowsOneGetAndChocolateyOnWindows10.aspx . Basicaly, what I ...
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Is it possible to change the installation directory using OneGet?

I'm trying to install an app, for example Firefox using: Install-Package -Name Firefox -Source chocolatey But by default it installs on C:\Program Files. I would like instead make it install on D:\...
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Understand difference between Package Management (formerly OneGet) and Chocolatey, and Get Started using OneGet in Win10 RTM?

I am confused about Chocolatey, and OneGet (renamed later Package Management). Does one currently just install chocolatey, and use it, if one is on Windows 10 Pro RTM, which supposedly shipped with ...
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How do I use Windows 10 built-in package manager?

I'm finding Windows 10 package management not very intuitive. Below are my adventures in trying to install VLC, which sounds like a very common test case for a package manager. Find-Package vlc Nope ...
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How to get OneGet/PackageManagement to work on Windows 10 Home?

I'm trying to install Google Chrome by OneGet. As I understand OneGet should be default package manager in Windows 10. I'm typing get-command -Module OneGet and gets nothing. find-package chrome ...
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PSModule provider is missing

I recently installed Windows 10 on my laptop. Problem is that I cannot install apps from OneGet because I cannot install Chocolatey source because PSModule provider is missing. Screenshot: Click for ...
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Where do I find my oneget Windows Package Management installed apps?

I just installed the newest windows 10 ctp and wanted to try oneget to install everything I need. When using for example find-package vlc | install-package -verbose -force it gives me the following ...