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Downloads:

13,243

Downloads of v 3.22:

290

Last Update:

25 Mar 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pete "Akeo" Batard

Tags:

liveusb bootdisk linux windows

Rufus (Portable)

This is not the latest version of Rufus (Portable) available.

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3.22 | Updated: 25 Mar 2023

Downloads:

13,243

Downloads of v 3.22:

290

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pete "Akeo" Batard

Rufus (Portable) 3.22

This is not the latest version of Rufus (Portable) available.

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3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Rufus (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Rufus (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Rufus (Portable), 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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. 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 rufus.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.22'" [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 rufus.portable -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.22'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install rufus.portable
  win_chocolatey:
    name: rufus.portable
    version: '3.22'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'rufus.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.22'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller rufus.portable
{
    Name     = "rufus.portable"
    Version  = "3.22"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'rufus.portable':
  ensure   => '3.22',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

NOTE

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NOTE

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 25 Mar 2023.

Description

Rufus (portable)

Rufus is a utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB
keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

It can be especially useful for cases where:

  • you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.)
  • you need to work on a system that doesn't have an OS installed
  • you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
  • you want to run a low-level utility

Despite its small size, Rufus provides everything you need!

Oh, and Rufus is fast. For instance it's about twice as fast as UNetbootin, Universal USB Installer
or Windows 7 USB download tool, on the creation of a Windows 7 USB installation drive from an ISO.
It is also marginally faster on the creation of Linux bootable USB from ISOs.

FAQ

Package-specific issue

If this package isn't up-to-date for some days, Create an issue

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tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName

$url            = 'https://github.com/pbatard/rufus/releases/download/v3.22/rufus-3.22p.exe'
$checksum       = 'ac2a1743bbfc19268c36280b50a003366d41854863d4808099cd87f77fa5f433'
$checksumType   = 'sha256'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installFile    = Join-Path $toolsDir "rufusp.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  FileFullPath  = $installFile
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = $checksumType
}

try {
  Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs
  Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
              -Value $null
} catch {
  throw $_.Exception
}

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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Rufus (Portable) 4.1.0 399 Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 4.0 360 Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.22 290 Saturday, March 25, 2023 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.21 597 Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.20 501 Thursday, August 4, 2022 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.19 284 Saturday, July 2, 2022 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.18 459 Thursday, March 17, 2022 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.17 614 Sunday, October 24, 2021 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.16 226 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.15 393 Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.14 403 Saturday, May 1, 2021 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.13 444 Saturday, November 21, 2020 Approved
Rufus (Portable) 3.12 166 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Approved

Software

https://github.com/pbatard/rufus/blob/master/ChangeLog.txt

Package


This package has no dependencies.

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