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Last Update:

20 Jun 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

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2.3.13 | Updated: 20 Jun 2020



Downloads of v 2.3.13:



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carnac 2.3.13

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


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


To uninstall carnac, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade carnac -y --source="'STEP 3 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 carnac -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure carnac installed
    name: carnac
    state: present
    version: 2.3.13
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'carnac' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.3.13'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: carnac,
    Version: 2.3.13,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller carnac
   Name     = 'carnac'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.3.13'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'carnac':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.3.13',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install carnac version="2.3.13" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 Jun 2020.


A keyboard utility for your Windows presentations, screencasts, and more. Carnac displays what you're typing in a modal as you type it.

This package installs into the Chocolatey lib folder, adds a user Start Menu entry, and adds carnac.exe as a Chocolatey bin executable.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageName = 'carnac'
$url = ''
$zipFileHash = '989819ac562c2d3dd717eca2fe41f264c23a929d4ab29a9777e9512811089117'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installDir = "$toolsDir\Carnac"

# Download carnac package from GitHub
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$installDir" -Checksum $zipFileHash -ChecksumType 'sha256'
# Run the Squirrel.Windows installer to install carnac
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "$packageName" -FileType "exe" -File "$installDir\\Setup.exe"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageName = 'carnac'
$installLocation = "$env:LOCALAPPDATA\$packageName"

# Uninstall carnac from Programs and Features
Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" -FileType "exe" -File "$installLocation\Update.exe" -SilentArgs "--uninstall"

# Remove the left over files from the Squirrel.Windows install location
Remove-Item $installLocation -Recurse -Force

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
carnac 2.3.11 68 Saturday, June 20, 2020 Approved
carnac 2.3.8 126 Monday, June 15, 2020 Approved
carnac 2.3.3 1206 Thursday, April 18, 2019 Approved
carnac 2.2.155 906 Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Approved
carnac 2.1.142 300 Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Approved
carnac 2.1.141 279 Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Approved
carnac 2.1.117 340 Monday, May 15, 2017 Approved

Updates required version to .NET 4.5 and updates to Rx.NET v3

This package has no dependencies.

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