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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Exemption:

Only installs on desktop/client OS versions


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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


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


To uninstall Minetest, 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

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 minetest -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [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 minetest -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install minetest
    name: minetest
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'minetest' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller minetest
    Name     = "minetest"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'minetest':
  ensure   => '',
  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 by moderator ferventcoder on 07 Dec 2014.


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$packageName = 'minetest'
$url = ''
$unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$executable = "minetest-0.4.10-win32\bin\minetest.exe"
$targetFilePath = "$unzipLocation\$executable"

try {
	Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation

	Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink $targetFilePath

	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
} catch {
	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)
$packageName = 'minetest'
$desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
$shortcut_to_remove = "minetest.exe.lnk"

try {

	Remove-Item "$desktop\$shortcut_to_remove"
	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
} catch {
	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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.

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Minetest 0.4.10 547 Monday, July 7, 2014 Approved
Minetest 460 Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Approved

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