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Install Scoop command line package manager on Windows OS

Scoop is a command-line package manager for Windows which makes it easier to install and use common Windows software, as well as favourites from the Unix world.

Scoop installs programs from the command line with a minimal amount of friction. It tries to eliminate things like: Permission popup windows, GUI wizard-style installers, The need to find and install dependencies, The need to perform extra setup steps to get a working program.

When using Scoop, you can download and install supported programs with a single command: “scoop install program,” where program is the name of the program. Follow Below Steps:

Step 1: Launch PowerShell

Step 2: Type below command

Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -scope CurrentUser

(Warning: This allows the current user to run scripts which have originated from a remote source. Use with caution and read the notes on the Scoop website for further details.)

Step 3: Type below command to install scoop:

iex (new-object net.webclient).downloadstring('')

Scoop will be installed successfully you can verify by typing below command

Submitted by tgoswami on September 8, 2020

Tarun has 11+ years of experience in Quality Assurance in different domains like Banking, E-commerce, Health and Education.


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