Downloads:

463

Downloads of v 1.5:

463

Last Update:

2/9/2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Ginzton

Tags:

cmdutils cmd recycle-bin

CmdUtils

1.5 | Updated: 2/9/2017

Downloads:

463

Downloads of v 1.5:

463

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Ginzton

CmdUtils 1.5

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Details

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

>

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

>

To uninstall CmdUtils, 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 https://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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade cmdutils -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 cmdutils -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure cmdutils installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: cmdutils
    state: present
    version: 1.5
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

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chocolatey_package 'cmdutils' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.5'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: cmdutils,
    Version: 1.5,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller cmdutils
{
   Name     = 'cmdutils'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.5'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'cmdutils':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.5',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install cmdutils version="1.5" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

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 AdmiringWorm on 2/17/2017.

Description

You need manually add path to CmdUtils to your PATH user environment variable.

    CmdUtils currently include:  

+ Recycle, a safe replacement for the DEL command, that sends files to the recycle bin instead of deleting them. Recycle is also more flexible than DEL; you can specify multiple files at once (or use wildcards), and you can recycle whole directories at once (be careful!)  
+ PropsFor, which displays the shell Properties dialog for all files (or folders, or drives) that you specify on the command line. PropsFor also accepts multiple files at once, either individually or as wildcards.  
+ ContextMenu (context.exe), which displays the shell context menu for the specified file(s); from here, with one more step, you can get Properties, Quick View, or any other supported action for the specified file(s).  
+ Bin (bin.exe), which manipulates the recycle bin. Caveat: it uses Windows functions that are not available unless you have Internet Explorer 4.0, Win98, or WinNT 5.0, and under Win98 they appear to be a bit buggy. So you can't even use bin unless you're running one of these recent Windows versions, and even then, if you run "bin /empty" and then cancel, "bin /size" may report that the bin is empty but this is not true, and "bin /empty" may not do anything at all. However "bin /empty /force" will still empty the recycle bin. This appears to be Windows' fault.  
+ FixP, which fixes the command-line prompt under WinNT after you've run a 16-bit app. (It'll work under Win95, too, but it's totally unnecessary -- Win95 does this anyway.) Ever notice how, after you run a 16-bit app from a directory with a long filename, the prompt starts using the shortname? If you think this looks lame, just run fixp.  
+ CmdUtils-Source.zip: full source code to all of the above.  

For more details, run each program with /? on the command line to list options and other information.


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'CmdUtils'
$toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url         = 'http://www.maddogsw.com/cmdutils/cmdutils.zip'
$url64       = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64

  checksum        = 'C7DC42196EE1B7B8FE6FC6CC92D48774DF1F7A90A793A6EA1BC90D14BA224987'
  checksumType    = 'sha256'
  checksum64      = ''
  checksumType64  = 'sha256'

}

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status

version 1.5: 5/28/2000:

+ included source code for first time!  
+ fixed crash in fixp if you run it from a root directory (not that you'd ever need to do that!, but some people like to put it in a batch file to wrap naughty old 16-bit utilities)  
+ fixed propsfor and context to handle wildcards on Windows NT/2000
added /separate argument to propsfor to change wildcard expansion to work more like Un*x (show each match separately)

This package has no dependencies.

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