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Downloads:

975,160

Downloads of v 2.4.80:

2,764

Last Update:

04 Aug 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Wrock

Tags:

Boxstarter chocolatey environment setup

Boxstarter Chocolatey Module

This is not the latest version of Boxstarter Chocolatey Module available.

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2.4.80 | Updated: 04 Aug 2014

Downloads:

975,160

Downloads of v 2.4.80:

2,764

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Wrock

Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.80

This is not the latest version of Boxstarter Chocolatey Module available.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Boxstarter Chocolatey Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Boxstarter Chocolatey Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Boxstarter Chocolatey Module, 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 boxstarter.chocolatey -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.4.80'" [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 boxstarter.chocolatey -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.4.80'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install boxstarter.chocolatey
  win_chocolatey:
    name: boxstarter.chocolatey
    version: '2.4.80'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'boxstarter.chocolatey' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.4.80'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller boxstarter.chocolatey
{
    Name     = "boxstarter.chocolatey"
    Version  = "2.4.80"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'boxstarter.chocolatey':
  ensure   => '2.4.80',
  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 as a trusted package on 27 Nov 2014.

Description

Creates a fresh developer (or non developer) environment from a bare OS utilizing powershell and chocolatey. Installs chocolatey, cutomizes windows settings, installs windows updates, handles reboots, installs windows features and your favorite applications.


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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

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Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 3.0.2 34622 Monday, June 12, 2023 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 3.0.1 4030 Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 3.0.0 91029 Thursday, July 14, 2022 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 3.0.0-beta-20220427-21 125 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Exempted
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.13.0 153044 Thursday, October 15, 2020 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.12.0 390681 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.11.0 65046 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.10.3 52457 Thursday, August 31, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.9.26 5534 Monday, June 19, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.9.24 817 Sunday, June 18, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.9.14 6937 Friday, May 5, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.9.5 4726 Thursday, March 30, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.8.29 31324 Sunday, May 22, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.8.27 425 Sunday, May 22, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.8.21 1020 Thursday, April 28, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.8.18 716 Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.8.12 1088 Thursday, April 21, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.8.0 1162 Friday, April 15, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.7.0 1978 Sunday, April 3, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.6.41 3695 Sunday, February 28, 2016 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.6.25 6515 Friday, December 18, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.6.20 479 Thursday, December 17, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.6.16 700 Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.6.2 667 Monday, December 14, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.6.0 458 Sunday, December 13, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.5.21 9057 Thursday, August 13, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.5.19 1958 Sunday, July 26, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.5.10 1698 Friday, July 10, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.5.3 1305 Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.5.1 531 Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.209 4484 Sunday, April 26, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.205 2604 Sunday, April 5, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.196 1466 Friday, March 20, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.188 1247 Monday, March 9, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.183 857 Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.180 439 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.179 432 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.159 2730 Sunday, January 18, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.157 648 Thursday, January 15, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.152 804 Monday, January 12, 2015 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.149 1370 Friday, December 26, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.146 490 Friday, December 26, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.128 1917 Thursday, November 27, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.123 3823 Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.110 836 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.93 789 Friday, September 12, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.88 1013 Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.87 416 Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.80 2764 Monday, August 4, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.76 476 Sunday, August 3, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.70 651 Thursday, July 31, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.67 693 Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.61 597 Monday, July 28, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.57 449 Sunday, July 27, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.54 616 Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.53 451 Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.51 419 Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.48 516 Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.46 585 Saturday, July 19, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.41 664 Sunday, July 13, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.39 418 Sunday, July 13, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.38 452 Saturday, July 12, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.35 409 Saturday, July 12, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.32 423 Friday, July 11, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.29 1249 Friday, July 4, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.26 1059 Monday, June 23, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.15 2997 Sunday, April 20, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.12 442 Saturday, April 19, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.4 801 Saturday, April 5, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.4.0 451 Friday, April 4, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.3.24 1898 Saturday, February 1, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.3.15 558 Monday, January 27, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.3.13 440 Saturday, January 25, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.3.8 481 Thursday, January 23, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.3.0 514 Monday, January 20, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.78 660 Thursday, January 9, 2014 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.59 766 Sunday, December 29, 2013 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.23 819 Saturday, December 14, 2013 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.16 420 Friday, December 13, 2013 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.15 437 Friday, December 13, 2013 Approved
Boxstarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.12 437 Friday, December 13, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 2.2.0 478 Thursday, December 12, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 2.1.0 533 Saturday, November 30, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 2.0.25 480 Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 2.0.11 488 Monday, November 11, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 2.0.4 472 Saturday, November 9, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 2.0.1 456 Friday, November 8, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.40 549 Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.35 518 Monday, August 12, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.30 474 Sunday, August 11, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.22 435 Thursday, August 8, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.18 454 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.12 402 Sunday, August 4, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.1.0 470 Thursday, August 1, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.0.33 533 Thursday, April 18, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.0.20 428 Monday, April 15, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.0.13 501 Monday, March 25, 2013 Approved
BoxStarter Chocolatey Module 1.0.3 480 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Approved

  • fixing wait for published version to retry for a minute if the new version is not yet marked published
    • Improve initial connectin performance by skipping remoting check if it has already been tested in enable-BoxstarterVM
    • provide messaging for some winconfig functions
    • fix the setting of azure storage account by looking for https endpoints
    • load storage module before azure to workaround bug with the storage module loading
    • copy the root path passed to New_BoxstarerPackage
    • add a DisableRestart parameter which will suppress the restart file and UAC enabling
    • Greatly improve progress messaging during windows updates runs
    • Fix hang scenarios when waiting for remote machine to reboot and landing in a pending reboot state shortly after reboot
    • Support for auto login and restart in winrm sessions
    • Fix issue with remote check causing an indefinite loop
    • Silencing some handled errors and keep them from leaking to the pipeline
    • Reduce WMI calls and Improve performance of testing if the current session is remote
    • When forcing the install of the outer boxstarter package, make sure to delete the last install from the right repo
    • Check scheduled task output for pending reboots after a remote windows update since 32 bit processes cant read the wsus registry keys
    • Fix Remote check when running as a servise
    • System user logs to programdata
    • when accessing a 64 bit machine from a 32bit process, the windowsupdate reg key is hidden so skip it
    • Bubble up errors from windows update
    • Provide the same scheduled task wrapping for winrm as we do for ps remoting
    • fix explorer restart when there is no explorer process
    • Correcting fallback Chocolatey install path to match release 0.9.8.24
    • Fixing typo param name in redirect call to set-WindowsExplorerOptions
    • Fix InvalidArgument from Set-TaskbarOptions when using lock or unlock params
    • Fix issues where explorer terminates and cannot restart after caling one of the winconfig functions
    • Import azure module from the pipeline to avoid errors when loading Boxstarter.azure
    • Suppress errors when reenabling windows update in case they had alrady been reenabled
    • Fix mis encoded dash in Install-Boxstarterackage
    • Fix issues when Chocolatey packages create a new module and call chocolatey functions from that module
    • When building packages, skip folders without a nuspec instead of throwing an error
    • Only restart the explore process of the current user when calling windows config functions
    • Fixing .net 4.5 install for local installs
    • Fixing TestRunner module loading for PSv2 clients
    • Add the following windows config features:
    • Enable/Disable showing charms when mouse is in the upper right corner
    • Enable/Disable switching apps when pointing in the upper left corner
    • Enable/Disable the option to launch powershell from win-x
    • Enable/Disable boot to desktop
    • Enable/Disable desktop background on the start screen
    • Enable/Disable showing the start screen on the active display
    • Enable/Disable showing the Apps View by default on the start screen
    • Enable/Disable searching everywhere in apps view. Not just apps.
    • Enable/Disable showing desktop apps first in results
    • Lock/Unlock task bar
    • Change taskbar icon size
    • Change location of taskbar docking
    • Add test and publish automation that can point to remote deployment targets
    • Provide build scripts for integration of tests and publishing in CI servers
    • Include configured nuget sources and local repo to all chocolatey install calls and not just the initial package
    • Fix enabling powershell remoting via WMI when password has ampersands
    • Avoid explorer.exe crashes when configuring explorer options
    • Fix Hyper-V heartbeat check in non US locales
    • Fix Azure module loading in 32 bit consoles
    • Fix shell shortcuts when user name has a space
    • Fix Azure VM Checkpoint listing when there are more than one VM in a service
    • Install .net 4.5 ONLY without affecting IIS settings when .net 4 is not present
    • Fix Azure VM integration when multiple subscriptions are present
    • Allow remote installs to be run by a non amin user
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