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Fossil SCM (Portable)


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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
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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.
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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/16/2017.

Fossil is a cross-platform command line interface server that runs on Linux, BSD derivatives, Mac and Windows. It is capable of performing distributed version control, bug tracking, wiki services, and blogging. The software has a built-in web interface, which reduces project tracking complexity and promotes situational awareness. A user may simply type "fossil ui" from within any check-out and Fossil automatically opens the user's web browser in a page that gives detailed history and status information on that project.


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

C:\> choco install fossil.portable

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

C:\> choco upgrade fossil.portable


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'fossil.portable'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '3d15b09b743bae06aba58caec98c8fde834d45cfd5f6705d0fcbc5cb7d7d0f01'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • D. Richard Hipp


© 2007 D. Richard Hipp


Release Notes



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Fossil SCM (Portable) 1.34 238 Saturday, November 7, 2015 approved
Fossil SCM (Portable) 1.33 158 Monday, June 29, 2015 approved
Fossil SCM (Portable) 1.30 290 Sunday, February 1, 2015 approved
fossil.portable 1.27 350 Friday, November 15, 2013 approved

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