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07 Oct 2021

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  • Developer: vim team


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Vim Tux (Install)

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8.2.3484 | Updated: 07 Oct 2021



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Vim Tux (Install) 8.2.3484

This is not the latest version of Vim Tux (Install) available.

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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Vim Tux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Vim Tux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Vim Tux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade vim-tux.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'8.2.3484'" [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 vim-tux.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'8.2.3484'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install vim-tux.install
    name: vim-tux.install
    version: '8.2.3484'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'vim-tux.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.2.3484'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller vim-tux.install
    Name     = "vim-tux.install"
    Version  = "8.2.3484"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'vim-tux.install':
  ensure   => '8.2.3484',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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  • 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.

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 07 Oct 2021.


Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /InstallPopUp - Install into the context menu "Edit with gVim", powered by GVimExt.dll.
  • /RestartExplorer - Kill explorer.exe before each update to free up the in-use GVimExt.dll.
  • /NoCreateBatFiles - Do not create batch files in C:\Windows (vim.bat, vimdiff.bat, etc).

Please visit the official site at for more information.
Build provided by - consider donating to help support their server costs.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$destDir = Join-Path $ENV:ProgramFiles 'Vim\vim82'
if ($Env:ChocolateyPackageParameters -match '/InstallDir:\s*(.+)') {
	$destDir = $Matches[1]
	$destDir = $destDir -replace '^[''"]|[''"]$' # Strip quotations. Necessary?
	$destDir = $destDir -replace '[\/]$' # Remove any slashes from end of line
	if (-not ($destDir.EndsWith('vim82'))) { $destDir = Join-Path $destDir 'vim82' } # installer will not run if it is not within folder vim82

$pp = Get-PackageParameters

# Optionally restart explorer before install
if ($pp['RestartExplorer'] -eq 'true') {
	Write-Debug "Restarting Explorer"
	Get-Process explorer | Stop-Process -Force

# Create batch files in C:\Windows by default
$createBatFiles = '-create-batfiles vim gvim evim view gview vimdiff gvimdiff'
if ($pp['NoCreateBatFiles'] -eq 'true') {
	Write-Debug 'Not installing batch files'
	$createBatFiles = $null

# Do not install context menu entry by default
$installPopUp = $null
if ($pp['InstallPopUp'] -eq 'true') {
	Write-Debug 'Installing context menu entry'
	$installPopUp = '-install-popup'

$baseArgs = "-install-openwith -add-start-menu"
$installArgs = $installPopUp, $createBatFiles, $baseArgs -ne $null -join ' '

$packageArgs = @{
        packageName  = 'vim-tux.install'
        filetype     = 'exe'
        file         = gi $toolsDir\*_x32.exe
        file64       = gi $toolsDir\*_x64.exe
        silentArgs   = "-o`"$destDir`" -y"
        softwareName = 'vim*'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
Move-Item "$toolsDir\patch.exe.manifest" $destDir -Force -ea 0 # Supplied manifest fixes useless UAC request
(Get-Item $destdir\patch.exe).LastWriteTime = (Get-Date) # exe must be newer than manifest
# Run vim's installer
Move-Item "$toolsDir\install" "$destDir\install.exe" -Force -ea 0 # vim-tux removed the installer, just in time for Defender to stop flagging it
Move-Item "$toolsDir\uninstal" "$destDir\uninstal.exe" -Force -ea 0 # vim-tux removed the uninstaller, just in time for Defender to stop flagging it
Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$installArgs" "$destDir\install.exe" -validExitCodes '0'
Remove-Item -Force -ea 0 "$toolsDir\*_x32.exe","$toolsDir\*_x64.exe"
Write-Host 'Build provided by - consider donating to help support their server costs.'
$packageName = 'vim-tux.install'
$destDir = Join-Path $ENV:ProgramFiles "Vim"

# Apparently doesn't have a non-interactive mode. Send 'y' to its input
Set-Content -Path "$env:TEMP\vimuninstallinput" -Value 'y'
Start-Process -FilePath "$destDir\vim82\uninstal.exe" -ArgumentList '-nsis' -RedirectStandardInput "$env:TEMP\vimuninstallinput" -Wait
Remove-Item "$env:TEMP\vimuninstallinput"
Remove-Item $destDir -Force -Recurse
md5: 3F5AF7857F256D3DCCDD1E7642282AA2 | sha1: D7ADCDF3DB21E4371338DAA310EEF59E535B2DC3 | sha256: D959B2FC45A642431480A9D6B8E2AE38A7D78F8A04195B10F0A8DB596044E62D | sha512: 6DECCF5CBC4EE9C4917F2BD53E8FC5D532890A455F0AE64E06226251D85B91C12E6D24E8F3CA2BF62E740B782AFD2785076D4C8D65C4DBA44553BBD6FB17EFBC

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Vim Tux (Install) 8.2.3794 78 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.2.3757 86 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.2.3752 51 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Approved
Vim Tux (Install) 8.2.3718 102 Friday, December 3, 2021 Approved
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