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Announcing Chocolatey Central Management 0.10.0

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We recently released our largest update to Chocolatey Central Management so far. Join Gary and Steph to find out more about Chocolatey Central Management and the new features and fixes we've added to this release.

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Chocolatey and Intune Overview

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Wednesday, 30 March 2022

At Chocolatey Software we strive for simple, and teaching others. Let us teach you just how simple it could be to keep your 3rd party applications updated across your devices, all with Intune!

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Chocolatey For Business. In Azure. In One Click.

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Thursday, 9 June 2022

Join James and Josh to show you how you can get the Chocolatey For Business recommended infrastructure and workflow, created, in Azure, in around 20 minutes.

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The Future of Chocolatey CLI

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Thursday, 04 August 2022

Join Paul and Gary to hear more about the plans for the Chocolatey CLI in the not so distant future. We'll talk about some cool new features, long term asks from Customers and Community and how you can get involved!

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Hacktoberfest Tuesdays 2022

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For Hacktoberfest, Chocolatey ran a livestream every Tuesday! Re-watch Cory, James, Gary, and Rain as they share knowledge on how to contribute to open-source projects such as Chocolatey CLI.

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Chocolatey Product Spotlight: Chocolatey 1.2.0 and Chocolatey Licensed Extension 5.0.0

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Thursday, 03 November 2022

Join Paul and Gary for this months Chocolatey product livestream where we look at the latest release of Chocolatey 1.2.0, Chocolatey Licensed Extension 5.0.0 and shine a spotlight on the new hook scripts functionality. This opens up so many possibilities for Chocolatey CLI users!

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Chocolatey Coding Livestream

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Tuesday, 29 November 2022

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Introduction into Chocolatey with Veeam

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Join Gary, Paul, and Maurice as they introduce and demonstrate how to use Chocolatey! Questions will be answered live in an Ask Me Anything format.

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Downloads of v 2.3.0:


Last Update:

30 May 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • GeertvanHorrik


source symbol symbols server sourcelink github bitbucket git stepping debugging


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2.3.0 | Updated: 30 May 2016



Downloads of v 2.3.0:


Software Author(s):

  • GeertvanHorrik

GitHubLink 2.3.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


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


Deployment Method:


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

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

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 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 githublink -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 githublink -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install githublink
    name: githublink
    version: '2.3.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'githublink' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.3.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller githublink
    Name     = "githublink"
    Version  = "2.3.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'githublink':
  ensure   => '2.3.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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 18 Aug 2020.


** Note: this is a maintenance package, GitHubLink is replaced by GitLink **

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
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0063 488 Sunday, November 27, 2016 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0062 377 Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0052 354 Saturday, October 8, 2016 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0038 405 Monday, October 3, 2016 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0034 339 Sunday, October 2, 2016 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0032 398 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0026 409 Monday, July 25, 2016 Approved
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0009 427 Friday, July 22, 2016 Approved
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0008 421 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Approved
GitHubLink 2.4.0-unstable0007 398 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Approved
GitHubLink 2.3.0-unstable0022 383 Thursday, January 7, 2016 Approved
GitHubLink 2.3.0-unstable0019 403 Monday, January 4, 2016 Approved
GitHubLink 2.3.0-unstable0013 418 Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.3.0-unstable0009 378 Monday, November 30, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.3.0-unstable0005 429 Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.3.0-unstable0003 408 Thursday, November 12, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.2.0 446 Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Approved
GitHubLink 2.2.0-unstable0035 395 Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.2.0-unstable0030 387 Sunday, October 25, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.2.0-unstable0027 413 Saturday, October 24, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.2.0-unstable0016 443 Monday, April 20, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.2.0-unstable0008 493 Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.2.0-unstable0002 433 Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0 530 Friday, December 19, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0028 498 Friday, December 19, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0027 426 Saturday, December 13, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0024 431 Thursday, December 11, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0022 456 Monday, December 8, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0021 375 Monday, December 8, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0019 422 Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0018 433 Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0016 468 Monday, December 1, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0014 481 Monday, November 10, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0013 411 Sunday, November 9, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.1.0-unstable0011 436 Thursday, November 6, 2014 Exempted
GitHubLink 2.0.0 617 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 2.0.0-unstable0049 448 Friday, September 5, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.5.0 475 Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.5.0-unstable0004 506 Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.4.0-Unstable0005 506 Sunday, April 20, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.3.0 491 Saturday, April 19, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.2.0 473 Saturday, April 19, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.1.0 426 Saturday, April 19, 2014 Approved
GitHubLink 1.1.0-Unstable0005 526 Saturday, April 19, 2014 Approved

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