Downloads of v 1.8.7:


Last Update:

10 Oct 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tom Payne


dotfiles vcsh


1.8.7 | Updated: 10 Oct 2020



Downloads of v 1.8.7:



Software Author(s):

  • Tom Payne


dotfiles vcsh

chezmoi 1.8.7

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


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


To uninstall chezmoi, 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 chezmoi -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 chezmoi -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 chezmoi installed
    name: chezmoi
    state: present
    version: 1.8.7
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'chezmoi' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.8.7'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: chezmoi,
    Version: 1.8.7,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller chezmoi
   Name     = 'chezmoi'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.8.7'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'chezmoi':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.8.7',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install chezmoi version="1.8.7" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11 Oct 2020.


chezmoi helps you manage your personal configuration files (dotfiles, like ´´´~/.bashrc´´´) across multiple machines.

chezmoi is helpful if you have spent time customizing the tools you use (e.g. shells, editors, and version control systems) and want to keep machines running different accounts (e.g. home and work) and/or different operating systems (e.g. Linux, macOS, and Windows) in sync, while still being able to easily cope with differences from machine to machine.

chezmoi has strong support for security, allowing you to manage secrets (e.g. passwords, access tokens, and private keys) securely and seamlessly using a password manager of your choice or GnuPG encryption.

In all cases you only need to maintain a single source of truth: a single branch in a version control system (e.g. git) for everything public and a single password manager for all your secrets.

If you do not personalize your configuration or only ever use a single operating system with a single account and none of your dotfiles contain secrets then you don't need chezmoi.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$version = $env:chocolateyPackageVersion
$packageName = $env:chocolateyPackageName
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$url = ''
$url64 = ''

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $packageName
    unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
    fileType       = 'exe'
    url            = $url
    url64bit       = $url64
    checksum       = '0040f020a6cb25ef9fcf86b1173d2163ca6cd4cc84811055e5b3878f76e340e8'
    checksumType   = 'sha256'
    checksum64     = 'a9f88a5a9b5d26c97b2217019c5cb35bdbd265e54be484759fdee594440752af'
    checksumType64 = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
chezmoi 1.8.6 43 Monday, September 28, 2020 Approved
chezmoi 1.8.5 43 Sunday, August 23, 2020 Approved
chezmoi 1.8.4 11 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Approved
chezmoi 1.8.3 55 Friday, June 26, 2020 Approved
chezmoi 1.8.2 32 Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Approved
chezmoi 1.8.1 59 Friday, May 22, 2020 Approved

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