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Last Update:

08 Dec 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ryan Schmitt


heatseeker selecta utilities tools vim editor search fuzzy finder


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1.7.1 | Updated: 08 Dec 2019



Downloads of v 1.7.1:



Software Author(s):

  • Ryan Schmitt

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Heatseeker 1.7.1

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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 Heatseeker, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


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


Deployment Method:

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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 heatseeker -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 heatseeker -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 heatseeker
    name: heatseeker
    version: '1.7.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'heatseeker' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.7.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller heatseeker
    Name     = "heatseeker"
    Version  = "1.7.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'heatseeker':
  ensure   => '1.7.1',
  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.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 27 Aug 2020.


A high-performance general purpose fuzzy finder, based on selecta

md5: E64EDC666C1A7E700BC22085C991224C | sha1: 158DFC2A3E7384CB38477C06F3666E2F5007F07D | sha256: 3A32804208C74BB59B4AE4A60FC3574A7FD3C219C40E1A67EE91063F3D05BF39 | sha512: 2BD83E985CC833D1CAD64B63E51D2456F6299DBBDA6984A14085A1C38A6D66773383AD400E88263B8475AD9C95BE6036B3401C2D057BDDA058B409B719C62CA9
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community in
verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

This package is published by heatseeker's author. The binaries vended are
identical to those on the GitHub release page for the x86_64-pc-windows-msvc

Heatseeker releases for all platforms are available from:

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
Heatseeker 1.6.1 224 Sunday, March 17, 2019 Approved
Heatseeker 1.6.0 187 Sunday, November 11, 2018 Approved
Heatseeker 1.5.2 197 Saturday, July 28, 2018 Approved
Heatseeker 1.5.0 496 Saturday, November 19, 2016 Approved
Heatseeker 1.4.0 454 Sunday, February 14, 2016 Approved
Heatseeker 1.3.0 348 Saturday, August 1, 2015 Approved
Heatseeker 1.1.1 337 Sunday, June 14, 2015 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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