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Downloads:

685

Downloads of v 1.0.7:

685

Last Update:

13 Jul 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Can O' Baked Beans Creations

Tags:

altcopy two-way test copy pc smart device smartphone tablet

Alt-C

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1.0.7 | Updated: 13 Jul 2019

Downloads:

685

Downloads of v 1.0.7:

685

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Can O' Baked Beans Creations

Alt-C 1.0.7

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Alt-C, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Alt-C, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Alt-C, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade altcopy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade altcopy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install altcopy
  win_chocolatey:
    name: altcopy
    version: '1.0.7'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'altcopy' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.0.7'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller altcopy
{
    Name     = "altcopy"
    Version  = "1.0.7"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'altcopy':
  ensure   => '1.0.7',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Pauby on 18 Jul 2019.

Description

Altcopy is a free program that allows you to copy/paste between a Windows PC and a smart device (e.g., phone).

Features

Instant two-way copying

Copy text from your PC to your Smart device's clipboard, and Paste text from your device's clipboard to your PC, instantly! All you need is the PC application, and the Android application on your device. No sign-in required! Click here to see how the initial sync works.

Over any network

Text can be copied over any network. As long as your PC and Smart device both have internet connections, you're good to go. Alt-C uses Google Cloud Messaging with SSL connections to copy the text.
Alt-C

From any application

Text is copied from your PC to your device, or from your device to your PC, with the simple press of a Global Hotkey. On your PC - Select the text in any application, press the Copy Hotkey, and it arrives in your device's clipboard - ready to be pasted! On your Smart Device - copy some text and press the Paste Hotkey on your PC to paste the text!

Auto Launch Applications

Configure Alt-C to open specific types of text in various applications. Open URLs in your Web Browser, Email addresses in your email app, GPS co-ordinates in your Maps app, Phone Numbers in the Dialer and Text in your favourite note taking application. Configure your Alt-C Auto Launch experience under Settings!
(ALL Text is parsed on the device itself)

screenshot


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName

  url           = 'https://altcopy.net/setup.exe'
  checksum      = '9BDEE97828744F724B362907C0B16D170B45F374AE173F5289C2F8307042349C'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

  silentArgs    = "/S"
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'Alt-C'
  fileType      = 'exe'
  silentArgs    = "/S"
}

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % {
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

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