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Downloads of v 2.0.3:


Last Update:

28 Oct 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Lite XL Developers


text editor notepad development

Lite XL

This is not the latest version of Lite XL available.

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2.0.3 | Updated: 28 Oct 2021



Downloads of v 2.0.3:



Software Author(s):

  • Lite XL Developers

Lite XL 2.0.3

This is not the latest version of Lite XL available.

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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 Lite XL, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall Lite XL, 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 lite-xl -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.0.3'" [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 lite-xl -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.0.3'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install lite-xl
    name: lite-xl
    version: '2.0.3'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'lite-xl' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.0.3'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller lite-xl
    Name     = "lite-xl"
    Version  = "2.0.3"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'lite-xl':
  ensure   => '2.0.3',
  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.


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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 02 Nov 2021.


A lightweight text editor written in Lua, adapted from lite.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

# download and install zip package
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName     = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation   = $toolsDir
  specificFolder  = 'lite-xl'

  url             = ''
  checksum        = '3F0E62793120C29C71D5B3D5F5B394FC9D897CE7CB3A99D5B54E028E14A879F0'
  checksumType    = 'sha256'

  url64bit        = ''
  checksum64      = 'D76FB97760C06A75C433734D68A0FB5970C4A148ACFB66648F0943D4A0A95471'
  checksumType64  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

# create start menu shortcut
$startMenuDirectory = (Join-Path -Path $env:AppData -ChildPath "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs")
$shortcutArgs = @{
  shortcutFilePath = (Join-Path -Path $startMenuDirectory -ChildPath 'LiteXL.lnk')
  targetPath       = (Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath 'lite-xl\lite-xl.exe')
  workingDirectory = $env:USERPROFILE

Install-ChocolateyShortcut @shortcutArgs
# remove the start menu shortcut
$startMenuDirectory = (Join-Path -Path $env:AppData -ChildPath "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs")
$startMenuLink = (Join-Path -Path $startMenuDirectory -ChildPath 'LiteXL.lnk')

Remove-Item -LiteralPath $startMenuLink

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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).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Lite XL 2.1.0 511 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Approved
Lite XL 2.0.5 520 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Approved
Lite XL 2.0.3 378 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Approved
Lite XL 1.16.12 133 Thursday, August 12, 2021 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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