EduPython Silent Install (How-To Guide)


EduPython is a turnkey and portable distribution for programming with your students in a Python 3 environment. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of EduPython from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install EduPython Silently

EduPython 2.7 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download EduPython 2.7
  2. Download the file 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:
    • Setup_EP27.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter
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After a few minutes you should see the EduPython Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:EduPython 2.7
Vendor:V. MAILLE
Version:2.7
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Setup_EP27.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"C:\EduPython\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"C:\EduPython\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://download.tuxfamily.org/edupython/Setup_EP27.exe

EduPython 2.6 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download EduPython 2.7
  2. Download the file 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:
    • Setup_EP26.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few minutes you should see the EduPython Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:EduPython 2.6
Vendor:V. MAILLE
Version:2.6
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Setup_EP26.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"C:\EduPython\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"C:\EduPython\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://download.tuxfamily.org/edupython/Setup_EP26.exe

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 EduPython 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.

Setup_EP27.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\EduPython-Install.log"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The EduPython installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switch to exclude it.

Setup_EP27.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /TASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall EduPython Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

EduPython (EXE) Silent Uninstall

"C:\EduPython\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

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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