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powershell (Portable)

6.1.1

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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.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 12/18/2018.

PowerShell v6 is a cross-platform (Windows, Linux, and macOS) automation and configuration tool/framework that works well with your existing tools and is optimized for dealing with structured data (e.g. JSON, CSV, XML, etc.), REST APIs, and object models. It includes a command-line shell, an associated scripting language and a framework for processing cmdlets.

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

C:\> choco install powershell.portable

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

C:\> choco upgrade powershell.portable

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = 'powershell.portable'
        # 32-bit
        url            = 'https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.1.1/PowerShell-6.1.1-win-x86.zip'
        checksum       = '1C7146E3879EAE99476FF75FC560245B6097A39AB0BDA76FAB62CA2525B06B69'
        checksumType   = 'sha256'
        # 64-bit
        url64bit       = 'https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.1.1/PowerShell-6.1.1-win-x64.zip'
        checksum64     = 'F1198F0421A9D0D8CFE10D012AE8EDB625787B341777BF0A2187FF0069EE8661'
        checksumType64 = $checksumType
        # misc
        unziplocation  = "$toolsDir\pwsh"
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

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Release Notes

https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/tag/v6.1.1

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
powershell (Portable) 6.1.0 118 Saturday, September 22, 2018 approved
powershell (Portable) 6.1.0-rc-1 35 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 exempted
powershell (Portable) 6.1.0-preview-4 48 Sunday, July 22, 2018 exempted
powershell (Portable) 6.1.0-preview-3 56 Thursday, June 14, 2018 exempted
powershell (Portable) 6.1.0-preview-2 78 Saturday, April 28, 2018 exempted
powershell (Portable) 6.1.0-preview-1 81 Thursday, April 19, 2018 exempted
powershell (Portable) 6.0.4.20180815 62 Wednesday, August 15, 2018 approved
powershell (Portable) 6.0.4 28 Sunday, August 12, 2018 approved
powershell (Portable) 6.0.3 46 Saturday, July 21, 2018 approved
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