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Last Update:

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Software Author(s):

  • retroshare


p2p filesharing decentralized chat


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0.6.6 | Updated: 19 Jul 2021



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


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


To uninstall RetroShare, 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 retroshare -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 retroshare -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 retroshare installed
    name: retroshare
    state: present
    version: 0.6.6
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'retroshare' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.6.6'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: retroshare,
    Version: 0.6.6,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller retroshare
   Name     = 'retroshare'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.6.6'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'retroshare':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.6.6',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install retroshare version="0.6.6" 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 flcdrg on 24 Jul 2021.


Retroshare establish encrypted connections between you and your friends to create a network of computers, and provides various distributed services on top of it: forums, channels, chat, mail... Retroshare is fully decentralized, and designed to provide maximum security and anonymity to its users beyond direct friends. Retroshare is entirely free and open-source software. It is available on Android, Linux, MacOS and Windows. There are no hidden costs, no ads and no terms of service.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'retroshare'
  url            = ''
  checksum       = 'ed77327558d89660286279574ec3b46a56c6d3a168b1c1b1af7cea9737bbf5cc'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  installerType  = 'exe'
  silentArgs    = '/S'
  validExitCodes = @(0)
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
RetroShare 0.6.5 901 Friday, February 22, 2019 Approved
RetroShare 0.6.4 434 Friday, April 6, 2018 Approved
RetroShare 550 Sunday, February 21, 2016 Approved
RetroShare 362 Monday, June 29, 2015 Approved
RetroShare 525 Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Unknown
RetroShare 0.5.5 456 Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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