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    Ben Moss
    has anyone ever seen that scoop symlinks appear to break after sysprep?
    Ben Moss
    I think installing them with --global seems to fix the issue, somehow the current directory symlink just disappears when it's in the users directory
    Timur Demin
    Hi everyone! Can anyone please share their $Env:PATH contents so I can restore my scoop installation? Windows has just reset my user PATH environment variable completely after an update, and I can neither run scoop as it's not on PATH anymore, nor reinstall it from get.scoop.sh as the script says scoop is already installed. :/
    Timur Demin
    found it, looks like adding %USERPROFILE%\scoop\shims is sufficient
    does scoop still use the .scoop file? this question was hard for me to find in google search :-)
    Richard Kuhnt
    @chrisatx nope, the settings file was moved to %USERPROFILE%\.config\scoop\config.json
    Brian Miller
    nice, a gitter.im channel! :+1: although it'd be nice if there was an equivalent #scoop on freenode.net too :confused:
    Quick question: can one do something like scoop install foo bar baz?
    or does one need to serialize it?
    Richard Kuhnt
    @bkmdev there is a discord :D yes you can run the install command like that.
    Brian Miller
    @r15ch13 sweet! :+1:
    (thanks for confirming)
    How do you resolve naming conflicts? For example, I use both gow and sysinternals, and they both have a du.exe. I want the gow one, not the sysinternals one.
    (and the du.exe shim that exists is the sysinternals one)
    Uninstalling and reinstalling gow obviously works, but this breaks as soon as sysinternals updates and snags the du.exe file again. I'm hoping there's a more robust solution.
    Richard Kuhnt
    @rwarren scoop reset gow will recreate the shims and the du.exe of sysinternals will be overwritten.
    Ravi Teja
    Hi. I'm new to windows and scoop. I installed nodejs with scoop. scoop install nodejs. But looks like it's not in the path
    What do I do?
    Hi, have you looked at this article? It may help. https://spin.atomicobject.com/2018/06/18/windows-node-js/
    James Miller
    getting new error today any ideas. Updating Scoop...
    fatal: this operation must be run in a work tree
    Update failed.
    James Miller
    No, See alot of 429's
    Attila Strba


    getting new error today any ideas. Updating Scoop...
    fatal: this operation must be run in a work tree
    Update failed.

    I am seeing this effect as well but only if the SCOOP environment variable is set. If I leave it in my %HOME% all works well. Any ideas?

    Attila Strba
    The reason is that the worktree variable is set in git config with the latest git version. For me seems to be a git bug created a ticket in github: git-for-windows/git#2569
    Gunnar Lilleaasen
    Is there a way to write a manifest without a version attribute and rather just use checkver when you do scoop install my-app?
    Gunnar Lilleaasen
    Also, how do I know where the various variables are applicable (e.g. $version, $matchHead etc.)? Where does it pull $version from? The documentation on those variables leaves a lot to be desired IMO.
    Lin Kun
    Wormhole: couldn't find '//div[@class='version'][1]/div[@class='text']/text()' in https://www.er.run/release
    What can I do with this error?
    Lin Kun
        "version": "1.2.0",
        "homepage": "https://www.er.run/",
        "description": "Wormhole is a shortcut between computer and phone.",
        "license": "Unknown",
        "url": "https://files.octopusgame.com/os/WormholeInstaller.exe#dl.7z",
        "hash": "A9924F03838C5D1595A732E7823D9AD122C7530BE6D35257185E3475D5F4029B",
        "extract_dir": "Wormhole",
        "bin": "Wormhole.exe",
        "shortcuts": [
        "checkver": {
            "url": "https://www.er.run/release",
            "xpath": "//div[@class='version'][1]/div[@class='text']/text()"
        "autoupdate": {
            "url": "https://files.octopusgame.com/os/WormholeInstaller.exe#/dl.7z"
    I want to add a software called Wormhole. But I don't know why the code above not work.
    Sam Garfinkel
    Does scoop have a "reinstall" command?
    Whenever an install fails I already need to do uninstall, then install. Would be nice to combine both.

    Whenever an install fails I already need to do uninstall, then install. Would be nice to combine both.


    Maybe you can test the above solution
    Parris Lucas

    Install Gitter.IM windows desktop with Scoop

    └[~]> scoop search gitter
    No matches found.

    Does it exist?

    Wang Shidong
    how to skip self update when run scoop install app?
    everytime it run update scoop first, I do not want this.
    Wang Shidong
    @GrooveCS yeah, I am also looking for it.
    Hi Everybody. Super impressed with Scoop, wondering why I didn't installed it before. Quick question: is there a way to tell Scoop not to populate the windows start>programs>scoop folder?. checked the documentation but doesn't say anything about that.
    Ross Smith II
    @Moving-Electrons No there isn’t, but it would be a nice option to have
    How do I make a program run in its install directory, the program uses a config file that is download with the main program and I want it to run with that config in the installation dir than the dir that I activated the command in.
    how to install oracle jdk1.7?

    What is the difference between these?


    PS> scoop search calibre

    'extras' bucket:
    calibre-normal (5.10.1)
    calibre (5.10.1)

    'nonportable' bucket:
    calibre-np (5.10.1)

    scoop isn't creating shims for nodejs and yarn. I've tried uninstalling and installing several times. I've tried scoop reset nodejs, and scoop reset *, still no luck. The problem is that after scoop reset nodejs, I can type the node command and it would recognize it, but once I close the terminal and try the node command again, it doesn't recognize it.
    Here's my output for scoop reset *
    scoop reset *
    Resetting 7zip (19.00).
    Linking ~\scoop\apps\7zip\current => ~\scoop\apps\7zip\19.00
    Creating shim for '7z'.
    Creating shortcut for 7-Zip (7zFM.exe)
    Resetting git (2.30.1.windows.1).
    Creating shim for 'git'.
    Creating shim for 'gitk'.
    Creating shim for 'git-gui'.
    Creating shim for 'tig'.
    Creating shim for 'git-bash'.
    Creating shortcut for Git Bash (git-bash.exe)
    Creating shortcut for Git GUI (git-gui.exe)
    Resetting go (1.16).
    Creating shim for 'go'.
    Creating shim for 'gofmt'.
    Linking ~\scoop\apps\innounp\current => ~\scoop\apps\innounp\0.50
    Creating shim for 'innounp'.
    Resetting julia (1.5.3).
    Linking ~\scoop\apps\julia\current => ~\scoop\apps\julia\1.5.3
    Creating shim for 'julia'.
    Creating shortcut for Julia (julia.exe)
    Resetting nodejs (15.10.0).
    Linking ~\scoop\apps\nodejs\current => ~\scoop\apps\nodejs\15.10.0
    Persisting bin
    Persisting cache
    Resetting yarn (1.22.5).
    Linking ~\scoop\apps\yarn\current => ~\scoop\apps\yarn\1.22.5
    Persisting cache
    Persisting global
    Persisting mirror
    José Júnior
    So, is there a way to set an env variable only on a specific shortcut/manifest? I am making a FreeCAD Weekly manifest, and since 0.19 they added environment variables to make it more portable friendly (so you can change the directory where it reads the configs), but I can't use env_set (because that sets the variable on manifest installation and would affect all freecads), so I need a way to change the variable only for the weekly binary process. Something like VAR=value ./binary format on linux
    José Júnior
    nvm that's not possible. the workaround is the versions bucket