Joplin Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organized into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Joplin from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Joplin Silently

Joplin Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://joplinapp.org/
  2. Select the Windows (32 and 64-bit) Download
  3. Download the EXE file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: Joplin-Setup-x.y.z.exe /allusers /S
  7. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Joplin Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Joplin
Vendor:Laurent Cozic
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Joplin-Setup-x.y.z.exe /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (ProgramFiles)"%ProgramFiles%\Joplin\Uninstall Joplin.exe" /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (UserProfile)"%LocalAppData%\Programs\Joplin\Uninstall Joplin.exe" /S
Download Link:https://joplinapp.org/

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

Change Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Joplin to “C:\Joplin”

Joplin-Setup-x.y.z.exe /allusers /S /D=C:\Joplin

How to Uninstall Joplin Silently

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

Joplin Silent Uninstall (EXE) – Program Files

"%ProgramFiles%\Joplin\Uninstall Joplin.exe" /allusers /S

Joplin Silent Uninstall (EXE) – User Profile

"%LocalAppData%\Programs\Joplin\Uninstall Joplin.exe" /S

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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