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Downloads:

5,296

Downloads of v 3.2.0:

751

Last Update:

05 Aug 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Adrian Georgescu

Tags:

blink sip phone calls telephony softphone admin

Blink

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3.2.0 | Updated: 05 Aug 2020

Downloads:

5,296

Downloads of v 3.2.0:

751

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Adrian Georgescu

Blink 3.2.0

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exemption:

Dependency requires reboot

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Blink, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Blink, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Blink, 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 blink -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 blink -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 blink
  win_chocolatey:
    name: blink
    version: '3.2.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'blink' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.2.0'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller blink
{
    Name     = "blink"
    Version  = "3.2.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'blink':
  ensure   => '3.2.0',
  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.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 26 Sep 2020.

Description

Blink is the best real-time communications client using SIP protocol. You can use it with many SIP providers, on the LAN using Bonjour and SIP2SIP free service.

Features

  • Voice and Video
  • IM and Presence
  • File Transfers
  • Screen Sharing
  • Conferencing

Wiki
Source code repository

Package-specific issue

If this package isn't up-to-date for some days, Create an issue

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tools\blink.exe
tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName        = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$installerType      = 'exe'
$silentArgs         = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
$validExitCodes     = @(0)
$toolsPath          = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$url                = Join-Path $toolsPath 'blink.exe'
$checksum           = '88a14a67916a3700d98b6deede1a5f689d6f9674e29da14caf76d7e80f183470'
$checksumType       = 'sha256'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName     = $packageName
    fileType        = $installerType
    url             = $url
    silentArgs      = $silentArgs
    validExitCodes  = $validExitCodes
    softwareName    = "$packageName*"
    checksum        = $checksum
    checksumType    = $checksumType
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1

$packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$osBitness = Get-ProcessorBits
if ($osBitness -eq 64) {
  $unPath = 'HKLM:SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall'
} else {
  $unPath = 'HKLM:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall'
}
$unString = (Get-ItemProperty $unPath\* | Select-Object DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$packageName*"}).UninstallString
Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$fileType" "$silentArgs" "$unString" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
tools\LICENSE.txt
Copyright 2010-2020 AG Projects (http://ag-projects.com)

License: GPL-3+

    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    For a copy of the license see https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
tools\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

The installer have been downloaded from the GitHub mirror and can be verified like this:

1. Download the following installer(s):

x86: https://blink.sipthor.net/download.phtml?download&os=nt

2. You can use one of the following methods to obtain the checksum(s):
  - Use powershell function 'Get-Filehash'
  - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

checksumtype: sha256
checksum32: 88a14a67916a3700d98b6deede1a5f689d6f9674e29da14caf76d7e80f183470

The included 'LICENSE.txt' file have been obtained from:
https://github.com/AGProjects/blink-qt/blob/master/LICENSE

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Blink 1.2.1 490 Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Approved
Blink 0.9.1.2 493 Friday, February 20, 2015 Approved
blink 0.8.2.20140609 765 Monday, June 9, 2014 Unknown
blink 0.8.1.20140424 453 Thursday, April 24, 2014 Unknown
blink 0.7.0.2014031501 483 Saturday, March 15, 2014 Unknown
blink 0.7.0 475 Saturday, March 15, 2014 Unknown

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Development ToDo

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