Downloads of v 1.9.0:


Last Update:

21 Oct 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • George Y.


thunderbird email tray


1.9.0 | Updated: 21 Oct 2020



Downloads of v 1.9.0:



Software Author(s):

  • George Y.

Birdtray 1.9.0

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install Birdtray, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Birdtray, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Birdtray, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade birdtray -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade birdtray -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure birdtray installed
    name: birdtray
    state: present
    version: 1.9.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'birdtray' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.9.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: birdtray,
    Version: 1.9.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller birdtray
   Name     = 'birdtray'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.9.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'birdtray':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.9.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install birdtray version="1.9.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 22 Oct 2020.


Birdtray is a system tray new mail notification for Thunderbird 60+ which does not require extensions.

$packageArgs = @{
	packageName = $Env:ChocolateyPackageName
	url = ''
	url64bit = ''
	fileType = 'exe'
	silentArgs = '/allusers /S'
	softwareName = 'Birdtray*'
	checksumType = 'sha512'
	checksum = '064d239eaf271c61647a3b13f2dfe72935e09a6c6c0cbcb9303e690381f63b0646ed98783f7e89fa870067bd92dce71ce9cff7bd266d3dafca2dce3a323304b8'
	checksum64 = '5de76b11c761707e67f526fef2121e57796d1d79452426876fca11489772074dfa16fdbe2d5280c6227f413f26d4ebab32734fa53bf884244476df247626619e'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Birdtray 1.8.1 265 Sunday, May 17, 2020 Approved
Birdtray 1.7.0 184 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Approved
Birdtray 1.6 131 Sunday, August 18, 2019 Approved
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