Downloads of v 2018.11.16:


Last Update:

04 Sep 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Soulseek


admin share multimedia music audio video mp3 freeware cross-platform


2018.11.16 | Updated: 04 Sep 2019



Downloads of v 2018.11.16:



Software Author(s):

  • Soulseek

Soulseek 2018.11.16

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Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


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


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


To uninstall Soulseek, 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 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

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade soulseek -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 soulseek -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure soulseek installed
    name: soulseek
    state: present
    version: 2018.11.16
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'soulseek' do
  action    :install
  version  '2018.11.16'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: soulseek,
    Version: 2018.11.16,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller soulseek
   Name     = 'soulseek'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2018.11.16'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'soulseek':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2018.11.16',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install soulseek version="2018.11.16" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 04 Feb 2020.


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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

function download-dropbox($Url, $FilePath) {
    $wc = New-Object
    $req = [System.Net.HttpWebRequest]::Create($Url)
    $req.CookieContainer  = New-Object System.Net.CookieContainer
    $res = $req.GetResponse()

    $cookies = $res.Cookies | % { $_.ToString()}
    $cookies = $cookies -join '; '

    $wc.Headers.Add([System.Net.HttpRequestHeader]::Cookie, $cookies)
    $newurl = $url + '?dl=1'

    mkdir (Split-Path $FilePath) -force -ea 0 | out-null
    $wc.downloadFile($newurl, $tempFile)

$packageName  = 'soulseek'
$url32        = ''
$checksum32   = '2bb1776b8665c3c50af54c1159c0cc5c3e8bbef0a387a4502de5ba42e533fbf3'

$chocoTempDir = Join-Path $Env:Temp "chocolatey"
$tempFile     = "$chocoTempDir\soulseek\soulseek.exe"
download-dropbox $url32 $tempFile

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $packageName
  fileType               = 'EXE'
  url                    = $tempFile
  checksum               = $checksum32
  checksumType           = 'SHA256'
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  registryUninstallerKey = $packageName
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageArgs.registryUninstallerKey
if ($installLocation)  { Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'" }
else { Write-Warning "Can't find $PackageName install location" }

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Soulseek 2017.2.20 1743 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Approved
Soulseek 2016.4.24.20160708 499 Sunday, August 7, 2016 Approved
Soulseek 2016.4.24 288 Thursday, May 5, 2016 Approved
Soulseek 2016.1.24 329 Thursday, February 4, 2016 Approved
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