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Downloads:

1,033

Downloads of v 1.2:

98

Last Update:

31 Aug 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Theron Spiegl

Tags:

foss cli admin linux mac macos windows file transfer encrypted wifi ad-hoc

Flying Carpet (Portable)

This is not the latest version of Flying Carpet (Portable) available.

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1.2 | Updated: 31 Aug 2020

Downloads:

1,033

Downloads of v 1.2:

98

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Theron Spiegl

Flying Carpet (Portable) 1.2

This is not the latest version of Flying Carpet (Portable) available.

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3 Passing Tests


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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Flying Carpet (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Flying Carpet (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Flying Carpet (Portable), 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 flyingcarpet.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.2'" [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 flyingcarpet.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.2'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install flyingcarpet.portable
  win_chocolatey:
    name: flyingcarpet.portable
    version: '1.2'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'flyingcarpet.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.2'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller flyingcarpet.portable
{
    Name     = "flyingcarpet.portable"
    Version  = "1.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'flyingcarpet.portable':
  ensure   => '1.2',
  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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NOTE

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 01 Sep 2020.

Description

Wireless, encrypted file transfer over automatically configured ad hoc networking. No network infrastructure required (access point, router, switch). Just two laptops (Mac, Linux, and Windows supported) with wireless chips in close range.

Don't have a flash drive? Don't have access to a wireless network or don't trust one? Need to move a file larger than 2GB between different filesystems but don't want to set up a file share? Try it out!

Screenshots:

Picture demonstration of the Windows version
Picture demonstration of the macOS version
Picture demonstration of the GNU/Linux version

Features:

  • Cross-platform: Linux, Mac, and Windows.
  • Transfer multiple files at once, without losing progress if the transfer is interrupted or canceled.
  • Speeds over 120mbps (with laptops close together).
  • Does not use Bluetooth or your local network, just wireless chip to wireless chip.
  • Files encrypted in transit.
  • Large files supported (<10MB RAM usage while transferring a 4.5GB file).
  • No installation required and no dependencies needed.
  • Interoperable GUI and CLI versions.

Restrictions:

  • The Mac version is a standard .app bundle, the Linux version is an executable that writes dependencies to a temp location and runs from there, and the Windows version is a .zip with an .exe and other dependencies inside. I'm working on a better solution for Windows. It was a standalone .exe when I was using wxWidgets but this has not been possible since moving to Qt. PRs welcome.
  • 64-bit only. Supported Operating Systems: macOS 10.12+, Windows 7+, and Linux Mint 18. I only have access to so many laptops, so if you've tried on other platforms please let me know whether it worked.
  • Disables your wireless internet connection while in use (does not apply to Windows when receiving).
  • On Mac: You may have to right-click and select "Open" if your settings don't allow running unsigned applications.
  • On Windows: Click "More info" and "Run anyway" if you receive a Windows SmartScreen prompt. You may also need to disable WiFi Sense.
  • I need help testing on Linux and supporting non-Debian-based distributions! Currently only confirmed to work on Mint 18, and only on wireless cards/drivers that support ad hoc networking with nmcli.
  • Flying Carpet should rejoin you to your previous wireless network after a completed or canceled transfer. This will not happen if the program freezes, crashes, or if the windows is closed during operation.

Planned features:

Licenses for third-party tools and libraries used can be found in the "3rd_party_licenses" folder.


tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$PackageName = 'flyingcarpet.portable'
$InstallDir = Join-Path $(Get-ToolsLocation) $PackageName
$desktop = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")

Uninstall-BinFile flyingcarpet -path "$InstallDir\flyingcarpet.exe"
Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $PackageName -ZipFileName '$filename'

Remove-Item $InstallDir
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$PackageName = 'flyingcarpet.portable'
$ToolsPath = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$InstallDir = Join-Path $(Get-ToolsLocation) $PackageName

$desktop = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")

$PackageArgs = @{
	PackageName = $PackageName
	Url64 = 'https://github.com/spieglt/FlyingCarpet/releases/download/v1.2/flyingcarpet.Windows.CLI.zip'
	Checksum64 = '972efece1f3c58ebca8d957e29e024e5a81a8e3d1116f8afd27b13005736f7a57c5a538e1bb24bcc06fb45fa208e9aa5b8b0dc6e75d0985cab003775cab7e727'
	ChecksumType64 = 'sha512'
	UnzipLocation = $InstallDir
}
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @PackageArgs

Install-BinFile flyingcarpet -path "$InstallDir\flyingcarpet.exe" -UseStart

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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).

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Flying Carpet (Portable) 7.0.0 71 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 6.0 151 Thursday, August 4, 2022 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 5.0 123 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 4.1 138 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 4.0 76 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 3.0 213 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 1.2 98 Monday, August 31, 2020 Approved
Flying Carpet (Portable) 1.1 108 Friday, July 31, 2020 Approved

UPDATES:

  • Various bug fixes.

  • multi-file transfers

  • cancel button

  • CLI version

Flying Carpet enables wireless, encrypted, cross-platform file transfer over automatically configured ad hoc networking. No network infrastructure required (access point, router, switch). Just two laptops (Mac, Linux, and Windows supported) with wireless chips in close range.

Don't have a flash drive? Don't have access to a wireless network or don't trust one? Need to move a file larger than 2GB between different filesystems but don't want to set up a file share? Try it out!

macdemo windemolinuxdemo

(CLI screenshots)

Notes/Restrictions:

  • 64-bit only. Supported Operating Systems: macOS 10.12+, Windows 7+, and Linux Mint 18. I only have access to so many laptops, so if you've tried on other platforms please let me know whether it worked.

  • Disables your wireless internet connection while in use (does not apply to Windows when receiving).

  • On Mac: May have to click Allow or enter username and password at prompt to clear Flying Carpet SSID from your preferred networks list. You may also have to right-click and select "Open" if your settings don't allow running unsigned applications.

  • On Windows: Must run as administrator (to allow connection through firewall and clear ARP cache). Right-click "Flying Carpet.exe" and select "Run as administrator." Click "More info" and "Run anyway" if you receive a Windows SmartScreen prompt. You may also need to disable WiFi Sense.

  • I need help testing on Linux and supporting non-Debian-based distributions! Currently only confirmed to work on Mint 18.

  • Flying Carpet should rejoin you to your previous wireless network after a completed or canceled transfer. This will not happen if the program freezes, crashes, or if the windows is closed during operation.

Please submit feedback on Github or send to [email protected]. Thanks for downloading!


This package has no dependencies.

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