JetBrains Rider is a cross-platform .NET IDE based on the IntelliJ platform and ReSharper. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of JetBrains Rider 2018 from the command line using the EXE installer.
After a few minutes you should see the JetBrains Rider 2018 Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.
The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.
Create an Installation Log File
The JetBrains Rider 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
; Download and install jre32
; List of associations. To create an association change value to 1.