ProjectLibre Silent Install (How-To Guide)


ProjectLibre is a free and open-source project management software system intended ultimately as a standalone replacement for Microsoft Project. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ProjectLibre from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install ProjectLibre Silently

ProjectLibre Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the ProjectLibre Installer
  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:
    • ProjectLibre-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ProjectLibre
Vendor:ProjectLibre
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ProjectLibre-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\ProjectLibre\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.projectlibre.com/

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.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The ProjectLibre 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.

ProjectLibre Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

ProjectLibre-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\ProjectLibre-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

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

ProjectLibre-x.x.x.exe /DIR="C:\ProjectLibre" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall ProjectLibre Silently

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

ProjectLibre Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\ProjectLibre\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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