Release Notes

Release Notes

Chocolatey GUI Release Notes - Open Source

This covers changes for the "chocolateygui" package, which is available as FOSS.

📝 NOTE For commercial editions, please also refer to Licensed Release Notes, as well at the Chocolatey GUI Licensed Extension Release Notes.

0.18.1 (March 29, 2021)

BUGS

  • Chocolatey GUI fails to start in certain circumstances when running as a non-administrator user - #829
  • Ensure that transactions are persisted to configuration databases when making changes to Chocolatey GUI settings/features - see #832
  • Chocolatey GUI incorrectly reverts to list view after making a change in settings screen - see #830

DOCUMENTATION

  • Fix incorrect quoting of parameter in package nuspec - #831

Release Video

A short video explaining what is included in this release can be found here:


0.18.0 (March 9, 2021)

BREAKING CHANGES

  • Update the default value for tile view for local and remote source to be true - see #820
  • Update the default value for "NonAdmin Access to Settings" feature to be false - see #601

FEATURES

  • Add a feature to toggle on/off the option to not attempt to download icons for packages - see #811
  • Add a feature to toggle on/off a read only view for installed packages - see #780
  • Add a feature to toggle on/off the checking for outdated packages automatically - see #769
  • Add a feature to toggle on/off the preloading of packages when switching to remote views - see #706
  • Add a feature to toggle on/off dark mode for application UI - see #685
  • Add a configuration option to specify a default for a particular source when application loads - see #808
  • Provide ability to control which UI operations are allowed to be executed - see #757
  • Provide ability to set configuration at the machine level, rather than just at user level - see #602
  • Enable text search within local and remove views - when not using Tile View - see #688

BUGS

  • Option to only show packages with updates doesn't work correctly when automated outdated check is enabled - see #821
  • Configuration option to default to tile view for remote source is not respected - see #782
  • Using the UseDelayedSearch package parameter during installation doesn't work - see #749
  • Ensure that all features/config can be set via parameters during installation of package - see #741

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Add keybinding for navigating between sources - see #513
  • Improve readability of settings description by wrapping text within cell - see #813
  • Improve how package icons with an svg extension are rendered - see #756
  • Improve how package icons with an ico extension are rendered - see #739
  • Improve order and spacing of context menu items to make it easier to use - see #745
  • Update wording of context menu items to make it clearer what they refer to - see #730
  • Update Svg.Skia and SkiaSharp dependencies - see #812
  • Update LiteDB to v5.0.5 - see #763
  • Update Automapper to v7.0.1 - see #760

DOCUMENTATION

  • Add link to wixtoolset Visual Studio integration - see #792
  • Update credits to include all 3rd party dependencies that are being used - see #761

Release Video

A short video explaining what is included in this release can be found here:


0.17.3 (February 1, 2021)

BUGS

  • Chocolatey GUI doesn't always shows the right list of software - see #807

Release Video

A short video explaining what is included in this release can be found here:


0.17.2 (July 13, 2020)

BUGS

  • Ensure earlier versions of Chocolatey GUI assemblies can be resolved when using an older version of Chocolatey GUI extension - see #785

Release Video

A short video explaining what is included in this release can be found here:


0.17.1 (June 11, 2020)

BUGS

  • Language localization files are missing in 0.17.0 - see #778
  • Chocolatey GUI runs as a 32 bit process when running on a 64 bit machine - see #779

Release Video

A short video explaining what is included in this release can be found here:


0.17.0 (March 26, 2020)

FEATURES

  • Add ability to show/hide download count on remote source view - see #710
  • Create and publish additional NuGet packages for Chocolatey GUI - see #698
  • Provide integration with chocolateygui.extension - see #679
  • Create commands to allow purging of caches from CLI - see #673
  • Provide ability to purge Outdated Package cache file - see #671
  • Separate the app.manifest from the exe [Customer] - see #629
  • Provide ability to hide packages that are known to already be installed when viewing sources - see #627
  • Provide ability to refresh cached icons for packages when there are known changes to icon - see #624
  • Remove admin only sources/repos - see #603
  • Allow setting of Chocolatey GUI settings via Chocolatey package parameter - see #592
  • Search in all available repositories - see #588
  • Hide Download Counters - see #569
  • Limit non-admin list to self service only - see #432

C4B FEATURES

  • Add footer with information about current version in bottom left hand corner - see #705
  • Add ability to strong name sign the output of the build - see #704

BUG FIXES

  • Fix - PackageParameters are not working (when installing Chocolatey GUI via Chocolatey) - see #716
  • Fix - Context menu not displayed - see #709
  • Fix - Correctly handle incorrect license installation - see #686
  • Fix - Packages with pre-release versioning never found on list/search - see #676
  • Fix - Empty icon doesn't appear on local source view - see #674
  • Fix - IsPrerelease property is never set - see #661
  • Fix - nuspec - Remove the upper bound dependency on Chocolatey - see #656
  • Fix - Prerelease packages not being correctly labeled as "outdated" - see #653
  • Fix - Tile View - Nitpick inconsistent spacing - see #652
  • Fix - NotSupportedException:'System.NotSupportedException: UriTypeConverter cannot convert from (null) when viewing Package Details - see #643
  • Fix - nuspec - Add .NET Framework 4.x Dependency [Customer] - see #632
  • Fix - Unable to update source after making a change to another source [Customer] - see #620
  • Fix - Tile selection for Remote Sources is not being used - see #618
  • Fix - Unable to install a package that uses 64bit PowerShell Modules - see #610
  • Fix - Locking of generated packages.config file when exporting package list - see #593
  • Fix - Next/Previous First/Last buttons remain disabled when using Simple.Server [Customer] - see #590
  • Fix - Chocolatey GUI icon is a blank image - see #589
  • Fix - GUI misses update that shows in CLI - see #585
  • Fix - Chocolatey GUI crashes when opening details page for Rufus package - see #584
  • Fix - Chocolatey GUI crashes when viewing Package Details - see #578
  • Fix - Package shows as installed in GUI when it did not actually install [Customer] - see #573
  • Fix - Chocolatey GUI crashes on startup if all sources are disabled. - see #568
  • Fix - Chocolatey GUI v0.16.0 uninstall errors (but uninstalls) - see #563
  • Fix - Links in Settings/About page that result in "Page Not Found" errors - see #562
  • Fix - Icon not showing up in gallery - see #558
  • Fix - Package source link for ChocolateyGUI 0.15.0 in nuspec is wrong - see #550
  • Fix - Context Menu Position issue in the package details. - see #548
  • Fix - On Load of any source, outdated is running (logging) every time - see #525
  • Fix - Issue where Latest Version is not showing - see #506
  • Fix - Disable "Show Only Packages with Updates" while information is still loaded - see #502

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Prelease label should not be red as this suggests an error, which isn't the case - see #711
  • Move Windows specific code into another Common library - see #682
  • Remove tilting chocolatey logo - see #680
  • Split CLI functionality into separate exe - see #675
  • Allow "safe" Chocolatey operations to happen in parallel - see #672
  • Update to Chocolatey.Lib 0.10.15 - see #670
  • Ensure all dialogs shown in Chocolatey GUI have localised text on buttons - see #668
  • Do not display password in source settings screen - see #665
  • Tile View - Prevent Version text overlap - see #651
  • Ensure that icons maintain their aspect ratio - see #633
  • Improve UI for Feature and Settings lists - see #612
  • Upgrade MahApps.Metro and MahApps.Metro.IconPacks - see #608
  • Remove multiple uses of SetCustomLogging - see #607
  • Don't allow navigation to settings or about screen while dialog is open - see #606
  • Improve the descriptions/explanations used for Chocolatey GUI settings - see #605
  • Provide separate settings and about views - see #598
  • Chocolatey GUI not found in the PATH - see #574
  • Chocolatey GUI pulls download stats only from the community feed - see #564
  • Move version on Package view to the left column - see #530
  • Improve UI by reducing flashing when modal appears - see #528
  • Package description should use all available client space - see #501
  • Add different background for outdated packages - see #431
  • Package details view is missing the 'Gallery' link - see #430
  • Current prerelease does not display any versioning information in the ABOUT screen - see #422
  • Fix rendering of headings in package description - see #356
  • Add option to show package id column - see #270

DOCUMENTATION

  • Add Czech language map - see #729
  • Fix typo in readme - see #693
  • Added Chinese language map - see #634
  • Fix typo in about page - see #583

0.16.0 (February 15, 2018)

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0.15.0 (October 18, 2017)

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0.13.2 (December 14, 2015)

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0.13.1 (March 29, 2015)

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0.13.0 (March 26, 2015)

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0.12.4 (March 12, 2015)

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0.12.3 (March 3, 2015)

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0.12.2 (March 3, 2015)

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0.12.1 (March 2, 2015)

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0.12.0 (February 28, 2015)

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0.11.4 (September 16, 2014)

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0.11.3 (September 16, 2014)

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0.11.2 (September 16, 2014)

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0.11.1 (February 24, 2013)

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0.11.0 (February 24, 2013)

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0.1.4 (February 10, 2013)

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0.1.3 (February 10, 2013)

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0.1.2 (February 10, 2013)

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0.1.1 (February 10, 2013)

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0.1.0 (February 9, 2013)

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0.0.5 (September 10, 2011)

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0.0.4 (September 10, 2011)

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0.0.3 (September 10, 2011)

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0.0.2 (September 10, 2011)

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0.0.1 (September 10, 2011)

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