CodeLite Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CodeLite is an open source, free, cross platform IDE specialized in C, C++, PHP and JavaScript (mainly for backend developers using Node.js) programming languages. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CodeLite from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install CodeLite Silently

CodeLite 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://downloads.codelite.org/downloads.php?windows
  2. Download the codelite-i686-x.y.z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: codelite-i686-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find CodeLite entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:CodeLite
Vendor:Eran Ifrah
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:codelite-i686-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:Requires Scripting
Download Link:https://downloads.codelite.org/downloads.php?windows

CodeLite 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://downloads.codelite.org/downloads.php?windows_64
  2. Download the codelite-amd64-x.y.z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: codelite-amd64-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find CodeLite entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:CodeLite
Vendor:Eran Ifrah
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:codelite-amd64-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:Requires Scripting
Download Link:https://downloads.codelite.org/downloads.php?windows_64

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The CodeLite installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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CodeLite 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

codelite-i686-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\CodeLite32-Install.log"

CodeLite 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

codelite-amd64-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\CodeLite64-Install.log"

Include Desktop Shortcut During Install

The CodeLite installer does not create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

CodeLite 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

codelite-i686-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

CodeLite 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

codelite-amd64-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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