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Keypirinha

2.19

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/13/2018.

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Keypirinha is a fast launcher for keyboard ninjas on Windows.

Features

  • Quickly find and launch plethora of items like applications, files, bookmarks, URLs, sessions (PuTTY, WinSCP, FileZilla), registry keys, ...
  • Launch a search on any configured website or online dictionary
  • Language translations on-the-fly
  • Evaluate mathematical expressions
  • Base conversion of numbers
  • Search your environment variables
  • Launch a copied URL directly (http, mailto, skype, ...)
  • Split a URL and convert its arguments to JSON
  • Switch to a running application by name
  • Hash a string (CRC32, MD5, SHA, ...)
  • Generate random UUIDs, passwords, bytes sequences
  • Naturally associate a keyword to a specific item
  • Machine-specific and/or user-specific configuration in separate config files
  • ... and more, see Shipped Packages and Third-Party Packages

Properties

  • Plugin-oriented architecture (C++ at its core, Python3 for its plugins)
  • File-driven configuration
  • Lightning fast
  • Fairly small memory footprint
  • Battery friendly
  • Customizable GUI (colors, fonts, toggling and positioning of elements)
  • Steep but rewarding learning curve
  • Freeware, no nag screen, no time limit, no ads

You can think of Keypirinha as an alternative to Launchy and a cousin of Alfred.

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

C:\> choco install keypirinha --version 2.19

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

C:\> choco upgrade keypirinha --version 2.19

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyBeforeModify.ps1 Show
    Stop-Process -processname keypirinha* -force
    
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageName = 'keypirinha'
    $packageVersion = '2.19'
    $targetVersion = '2.19'
    
    $url32 = "https://github.com/Keypirinha/Keypirinha/releases/download/v$targetVersion/keypirinha-$targetVersion-x86-portable.7z"
    $url64 = "https://github.com/Keypirinha/Keypirinha/releases/download/v$targetVersion/keypirinha-$targetVersion-x64-portable.7z"
    
    $checksum32 = '339b906dbafe0fab45a087d1296d219a658a930dd16f8515778a54c4e26a2407'
    $checksum64 = '1bcc4b8704d8ef1e5d5b108f8b841021ae1cb059ecd97b61f19d741036b058f3'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installDir = "$toolsDir\keypirinha"
    $portableDir = "$toolsDir\keypirinha\portable"
    $portableIni = "$toolsDir\keypirinha\portable.ini"
    
    Write-Host 'Stopping Keypirinha...'
    Stop-Process -processname keypirinha* -force
    
    # Manually remove shims erroneously created by previous versions of the
    # Chocolatey package (2.15.3 and previous).
    # We specify their -Path to ensure only Keypirinha's shims are removed.
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name "keypirinha-x86" `
                      -Path "$installDir\bin\x86\keypirinha-x86.exe"
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name "keypirinha-x64" `
                      -Path "$installDir\bin\x64\keypirinha-x64.exe"
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name "Notepad2" `
                      -Path "$installDir\bin\x86\bin\notepad2\Notepad2.exe"
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name "Notepad2" `
                      -Path "$installDir\bin\x64\bin\notepad2\Notepad2.exe"
    
    # Note: a "Get-ProcessorBits 64" test would be redundant here since
    # Install-ChocolateyZipPackage apparently takes care of choosing the appropriate
    # URL
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                 -Url $url32 `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Url64bit $url64 `
                                 -Checksum $checksum32 `
                                 -ChecksumType $checksumType `
                                 -Checksum64 $checksum64 `
                                 -Checksum64Type $checksumType
    
    # Generate an "*.ignore" file for every executable except keypirinha.exe, so
    # Chocolatey creates only one shim for Keypirinha (i.e. "keypirinha.exe" at the
    # root of $installDir).
    $files = Get-ChildItem $installDir -include *.exe -recurse
    foreach ($file in $files) {
      if (!($file.Name.Contains('keypirinha.exe'))) {
        New-Item "$file.ignore" -type file -force | Out-Null
      }
    }
    
    # Generate a "keypirinha.exe.gui" file to ensure Chocolatey does not run
    # Keypirinha in console mode.
    # Note: it did not seem to be necessary during tests...
    New-Item "$installDir\keypirinha.exe.gui" -type file -force | Out-Null
    
    # Keypirinha specific: enable "Install Mode"
    if ( $(Try { Test-Path $portableDir } Catch { $false }) ) {
      Write-Host "Deleting `'$portableDir`' so that Keypirinha runs in Install Mode"
      Remove-Item -Recurse -Force $portableDir
    }
    if ( $(Try { Test-Path $portableIni } Catch { $false }) ) {
      Write-Host "Deleting `'$portableIni`' so that Keypirinha runs in Install Mode"
      Remove-Item -Force $portableIni
    }
    

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • polyvertex

Tags

Release Notes

v2.19 - 2018-09-13

Application

  • Added the config_editor setting so that Keypirinha's configuration files can be edited with a specific text editor (#264)
  • Added: satellite_size setting now accepts the superjumbo value to
    render 256x256 icon (#298)
  • Added support for environment variables notation like %USERNAME% in the portable.ini file (#315)
  • Added the loop_list setting (#301)
  • Fixed: the satellite icon was not always positioned and scaled properly in HiDPI (#210)
  • Fixed: the space_as_tab setting is now ignored unless the caret is at the
    end of the search terms while the Space key is pressed
  • Fixed: Ctrl+BackSpace did not erase anything when the text box selection was not empty (#302)
  • Fixed: color_title value was overwritten by color_foreground
    internally (#316)
  • Fixed: color_status value was overwritten by color_faded internally (#316)
  • Fixed: Keypirinha should now be able to run from a shared folder or a mounted
    network drive (Python failed to initialize from a UNC path; #267)
  • Minor improvements

FilesCatalog package

  • Fixed: the PathShellFilter has no attribute name error that was occuring in some configuration cases (#275)
  • Fixed: the string index out of range error that could occur when a
    paths value contains a recursive search inside a drive letter only
    (#314)

String package

  • Added String: Base64 item (base64 encoder/decoder; thanks to @alexandr-san4ez)

API

  • keypirinha_wintypes.get_known_folder_path accepts known folder's name

Docs

  • Referenced several third-party packages in contributions (thanks community!)
  • Referenced the theme builder made by @Fuhrmann in theming
    (thanks!)
  • Corrections and improvements

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Keypirinha 2.22.1 311 Saturday, November 3, 2018 approved
Keypirinha 2.22 127 Thursday, November 1, 2018 approved
Keypirinha 2.21 388 Friday, October 12, 2018 approved
Keypirinha 2.20 160 Tuesday, October 9, 2018 approved
Keypirinha 2.19 441 Thursday, September 13, 2018 approved
Keypirinha 2.18.2 1812 Monday, November 13, 2017 approved
Keypirinha 2.18.1 209 Sunday, November 12, 2017 approved
Keypirinha 2.18 228 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 approved
Keypirinha 2.17 236 Friday, November 3, 2017 approved
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