Windows package manager

I recently learned of a pretty cool tool for Windows. Although I spend most of my time on my Linux machines, I found this to be very useful. It's called Chocolatey and it is dead simple to use.

To get things installed, simply open a command prompt as an administrator and paste the following code.

@powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))" && SET PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin

You can also open Powershell as Administrator and paste the following code.

iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))

Once installed, you can find a list of the Packages that are simple to install.

Give it a try and feel free to contact me [email protected] or Twitter @thecommongeek