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19 Mar 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • TheBrain Technologies LP


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TheBrain (Install)

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Software Author(s):

  • TheBrain Technologies LP

TheBrain (Install)

This is not the latest version of TheBrain (Install) available.

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To install TheBrain (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade TheBrain (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall TheBrain (Install), 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 thebrain.install -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 thebrain.install -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 thebrain.install installed
    name: thebrain.install
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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

chocolatey_package 'thebrain.install' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: thebrain.install,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller thebrain.install
   Name     = 'thebrain.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'thebrain.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install thebrain.install version="" 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 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 ferventcoder on 19 Mar 2015.


Organize and Find Everything the Way You Think


  • Java-based, semantic, XML repository for thoughts and files
  • Store can contain concept map with embedded text editor or pointers to files and URIs. (See and
  • Alpha-blending overlay or traditional window presentation. (Transparency or drawn on background)
  • Indexed search and statistical usage tracking with data visualization. (Fast search and info graphs about which concepts you work on)

Commercial (Free with limited functionality)

  • Upon install, all features of the software are available for your trial.
  • After 30 days, all content created with advanced features remains accessible indefinitely. Some advanced features are disabled and may be restored at any time by purchasing a license.
  • For a comparison matrix of features supported by each license, see

$packageName = 'thebrain.install'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url  = ''
$checksum = ''
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$url64 = '{url64}'
$checksum64 = ''
$checksumType64 = 'sha1'
$silentArgs = '-q -overwrite'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType" -Checksum64 "$checksum64" -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
try {
  $packageName = 'thebrain.install'
  $packageVersion = ''
  $packageId = 'thebrain'
  $fileType = 'exe'
  $silentArgs = '-q'
  $validExitCodes = @(0)
  # disable uninstalling associated meta packages via 'cuninst' due to moderation
  # remove associated metapackage
  #$packageMeta = 'thebrain'
  #$chocoRoot = $Env:ChocolateyInstall
  #if ($chocoRoot -eq $null) {
  #	$chocoRoot = "$Env:ProgramData\chocolatey"
  #$chocoLib = Join-Path $chocoRoot 'lib'
  #if (Test-Path $chocoLib\$packageMeta.$packageVersion) { 
  #	Remove-Item "$chocoLib\$packageMeta.$packageVersion" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  #	Write-Debug "Deleted $chocoLib\$packageMeta.$packageVersion"
  # find uninstaller
  $unFile = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | select DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$packageId*"}).UninstallString
  if ($unFile -eq $null) {
    $unFile = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | select DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$packageId*"}).UninstallString
  # uninstall package
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$fileType" "$silentArgs" "$unFile" -validExitCodes "$validExitCodes"
} catch {
    throw $_.Exception

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TheBrain (Install) 372 Thursday, March 19, 2015 Approved
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