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Oomph silent installation? How to? [message #1802189] Sun, 03 February 2019 14:31 Go to next message
Quintus Snitjer is currently offline Quintus SnitjerFriend
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Hello, I'm asking the forums because I'm totally out of ideas.

So here is the situation; I'm working on a PowerShell script for IT'ers that can easily deplay all kinds of software unattended via a GUI. Because of how many types of Eclipse IDE's there are, and with that odd Oomph installer, this seems quite the challenge.

I have tried all kinds of foreum posts, confuration files, github pages and whatever else but it's all gibberish to me. I thought I could just do something like "/S JavaEE" or whatever else, but nono. You have to install Eclipse, then get more plugins and then create a config file that doesn't even work? Yeah I'm totally lost.

Now my question is, are there any example files or whatever I can use. Just to give Oomph a command line, install the PHP IDE, install the Java version, and so on. Because the end user simply clicks on CheckBoxes which then run a command to install whatever the user needs, I'm looking for a way to just install an IDE like it's supposed to, but unattended.

Any help or tips that are more 'understandable' so to say are more then welcome.
Re: Oomph silent installation? How to? [message #1802442 is a reply to message #1802189] Fri, 08 February 2019 22:58 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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Calling the Oomph installer "odd" is not the best way to get on my good side. If you don't like the installer, I would suggest just unzipping/untar-ing/un-dmg-ing the packages directly. Then I don't have to help you at all.

The packages are here:

https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/

Your scripts can download them and do with them whatever they want.

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