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Yarn (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/14/2019.

Yarn is a package manager for the npm and bower registries with a few specific

Determinism: Based around a version lockfile which ensures that operations on
the dependency graph can be easily transitioned. We check module directories
and verify their integrity to ensure Yarn install always produces the same file

Security: Strict guarantees are placed around package installation. You have
control over whether lifecycle scripts are executed for packages and package
hashes are stored in the lockfile to ensure you get the same package each time.

Performance: We're always performing operations such as package resolving and
fetching in parallel. This ensures little idle time and maximum resource utilization.

Notes: This package requires NodeJS. You can install via either the
nodejs or nodejs-lts
package if you do not have it installed already.

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

C:\> choco install yarn --version 1.13.0

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

C:\> choco upgrade yarn --version 1.13.0


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $packageName = 'yarn'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName = $packageName
      softwareName = 'Yarn*'
      fileType = 'msi'
      silentArgs = "/qn /norestart"
      validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
      checksumType = 'sha256'
      url = ''
      checksum = 'E3DA89D8EA6B200908E1A47ED95A474E0ACD5437B719590F497F52C1A9D32730'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    # Update Yarn's package.json file so it can tell that it was installed via Chocolatey.
    if (Test-Path "${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Yarn\package.json") {
      $path = "${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Yarn\package.json"
    } else {
      $path = "$env:ProgramFiles\Yarn\package.json"
    $script = @"
      (Get-Content -Path '$path') ``
        -replace 'installationMethod":.+', 'installationMethod": "choco",' ``
        | Set-Content '$path'
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin -Statements $script
    if (-Not (Get-Command "node" -errorAction SilentlyContinue)) {
      Write-Host "Yarn requires NodeJS to be installed. To install, use either of the commands below:"
      Write-Host "choco install nodejs"
      Write-Host "choco install nodejs-lts"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Yarn Maintainers


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Yarn (Install) 1.16.0 41839 Thursday, May 9, 2019 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.15.2 40277 Friday, March 15, 2019 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.13.0 44842 Wednesday, January 9, 2019 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.12.3 36997 Thursday, November 8, 2018 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.12.1 7315 Wednesday, October 31, 2018 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.10.1 21502 Monday, October 1, 2018 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.10.0 10310 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.9.4 54072 Friday, August 3, 2018 approved
Yarn (Install) 1.9.2 2641 Wednesday, August 1, 2018 approved
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