CLion is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that uses the Cygwin toolset to develop and test C++ programs. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CLion 2020 from the command line using the EXE installer.
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Create an Installation Log File
The CLion installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.
; Installation mode. It can be user or admin.
; NOTE: for admin mode please use "Run as Administrator" for command prompt to avoid UAC dialog.
; Desktop shortcut for launchers
; Add launchers path to PATH env variable
; Add "Open Folder as Project" to context menu
; Regenerating the Shared Archive
; List of associations. To create an association change value to 1.