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Last Update:

12 May 2017

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Software Author(s):

  • Joseph Albahari


linq sql .net-4 linqpad admin

LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup)

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4.58.0 | Updated: 12 May 2017



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Software Author(s):

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LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup) 4.58.0

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade linqpad4.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'4.58.0'" [other options]

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choco upgrade linqpad4.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'4.58.0'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install linqpad4.install
    name: linqpad4.install
    version: '4.58.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'linqpad4.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '4.58.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller linqpad4.install
    Name     = "linqpad4.install"
    Version  = "4.58.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'linqpad4.install':
  ensure   => '4.58.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 30 Jun 2018.


LINQPad lets you interactively query databases in a modern query language: LINQ. LINQPad supports everything in C# 5.0 and Framework 4.x (LINQ to Objects, SQL, EF, XML, Parallel LINQ, etc.). It also supports OData, Azure, and a lot more. LINQPad is also a great way to learn LINQ: it comes loaded with 500 examples from the book, C# 4.0 in a Nutshell. And LINQPad is more than a LINQ tool: it's an ergonomic C#/VB/F# scratchpad that instantly executes any expression, statement block or program with rich output formatting – the ultimate in dynamic development.
This package is the low-impact setup, which creates a desktop shortcut and a file association for .LINQ files.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'linqpad4.install'
$url        = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'exe'
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'linqpad*'
  checksum      = '244811fd6a1c3eba338b883e315cc6774bd1b0c3a44f4412b4fca06e03f56571'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = "/silent"
  validExitCodes= @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
import-module au

$releases =

function global:au_SearchReplace {
        'tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1' = @{
            "(^\s*checksum\s*=\s*)('.*')"   = "`$1'$($Latest.Checksum32)'"

function global:au_GetLatest {
    $download_page = Invoke-WebRequest -Uri ''

    $re = 'Current release versions:\s*<b>\s*([\d.]+)\s*</b>\s*/\s*<b>\s*([\d.]+)\s*</b>'

    $versionMatch = $download_page | select-string -Pattern $re
    $version = $versionMatch.Matches[0].Groups[2].Value

    $Latest = @{ URL32 = ''; Version = $version }
    return $Latest


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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup) 4.58.0 14535 Friday, May 12, 2017 Approved
LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup) 4.57.02 3672 Friday, August 28, 2015 Approved
LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup) 4.55.03 3561 Monday, July 20, 2015 Approved
LINQPad 4 (Low-Impact Setup) 4.51.03 8380 Friday, September 12, 2014 Approved

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