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Software Author(s):

  • Mike Edward Moras (e-sushi™)


minibin recycle recycle-bin recyclebin


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


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


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


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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade minibin -y --source="'STEP 3 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 minibin -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure minibin installed
    name: minibin
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'minibin' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: minibin,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller minibin
   Name     = 'minibin'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'minibin':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install minibin version="" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator TheCakeIsNaOH on 09 Mar 2021.



MiniBin by e-sushi is the quick and easy recycle bin for your Microsoft Windows system tray area.
MiniBin is completely configurable as well as themeable using standard icon files (*.ico) via minibin’s context menu.
Also, you can change or translate every text e-sushi’s minibin displays by simply modifying minibin’s INI file.
Minibin has been build by e-sushi to adapt to its user’s personal preferrences.

License and changelogs

MiniBin licensed under a Creative Commons “Attribution — Non-Commercial — No Derivations 3.0 Unported” License.

License file and changelogs can be found in installation folder of MiniBin.


You can find archive in downloaded package folder

Theme can be applied easily by right mouse button click on minibin tray icon → Change Icons → CLick on each icon to change it on icon from chosen theme.


You can easily translate minibin user interface by editing minibin-language.ini file into installation folder

$packageName = 'minibin'
$installerType = 'exe'
$installerFileNameWithExtension = 'MiniBin-'
$url = ''
$checkSum = '6ad238c3559b45c1edf8781da779a713602e8640c08649af1a08f306255b9e8818132f83a3f003b801bf92d1599b57b388c2a95d3f416938d43abab5750574d2'
$silentArgs = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$toolsDir = $(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$toolsDir" -Checksum "$checkSum" -ChecksumType "sha512"
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$toolsDir/$installerFileNameWithExtension" -validExitCodes "$validExitCodes"

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
MiniBin 133 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Approved
MiniBin 122 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Approved
MiniBin 95 Friday, October 16, 2020 Approved

Program - Added "configUpdateSpeed" to INI [Tweak] section.
This tweak settig allows you to configure the
update speed in seconds. You can set a value of
1 up to 60, allowing minibin to update whenever
you want... from every second up to every minute.

Previous versions - Tiny cosmetic fix. - Currently active icons are displayed as preview
in the "Change Icons" menu. - Added fix for Windows 8.1 hybernation problem.

  • Introduced changelog due to popular demand.

Previous changes are not available.

This package has no dependencies.

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