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05 Jul 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Davide Bertola and Martin Algesten


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YakYak (Portable)

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YakYak (Portable)

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall YakYak (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

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 yakyak -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO 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 yakyak -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

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

See docs at

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

See docs at

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

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'yakyak':
  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.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 05 Jul 2021.


To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support

Screenshot of YakYak

What does it do:

  • Send/receive chat messages
  • Create/change conversations (rename, add people)
  • Leave/delete conversation
  • Notifications
  • Toggle notifications on/off
  • Drag-drop, copy-paste or attach-button for image upload.
  • Hangupsbot sync room aware (no bot name, proper user pics)
  • Show inline images
  • Send presence/focus/typing/activeclient to behave like a proper client
  • History scrollback
  • Video/audio integration (open in chrome)
  • Focus/typing indications (mainly a design issue. keep it clean)
  • Offer alternative color schemes


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName  = 'yakyak' 
$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url          = ''
$checksum     = 'c26c916fce875fd03b76454cac093f15f395d9821f7ef9015e03a30f15659356'
$ShortcutName = 'YakYak.lnk'
$unzipDir     = 'YakYak-win32-x64'
$exe          = 'YakYak.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'ZIP' 
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'    

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:Public\Desktop\$ShortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$unzipDir\$exe" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$unzipDir"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$unzipDir\$exe" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$unzipDir"

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName  = 'yakyak'
$ShortcutName = 'yakyak'

Remove-Item "$ENV:Public\Desktop\$ShortcutName.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Remove-Item "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
YakYak (Portable) 152 Thursday, April 29, 2021 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 104 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 73 Monday, April 12, 2021 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 71 Friday, April 9, 2021 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 1.5.11 204 Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 1.5.10 132 Sunday, December 6, 2020 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 1.5.9 420 Saturday, July 11, 2020 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 1.5.7 90 Thursday, June 25, 2020 Approved
YakYak (Portable) 1.5.4 1123 Sunday, December 2, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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