Install Jenkins and configure for first time use on Windows Server/ Ubuntu/ CentOS

As you might be aware, Jenkins is an open-source software originally forked from Hudson. Jenkins is very much popular in DevOps community as it intends to automate software development part for continuous integration and continuous delivery and supports various source code management tools. There are a number of plugins available to not only build code in different programming languages, but also to execute scripts on various OS platforms, perform automated testing etc. In this post, we’ll explore how to install and setup Jenkins for first time usage on various Operating System platforms. …Continue Reading

Install git on windows machine using chocolatey

Git (for Windows) – Git is a powerful distributed Source Code Management tool. If you just want to use Git to do your version control in Windows, you will need to download Git for Windows. You can choose to jump through several urls to find and download the right version or you can use the easier way. I’m going to explain the latter in this blog. For this post, you need to have Chocolatey installed on the machine. You can check here on how to do so.

Once you have done this, open a PowerShell prompt and run …Continue Reading

Install oracle virtual box using PowerShell

Oracle virtual box  is a cross-platform virtualization application. It installs on existing Intel or AMD-based computers, whether they are running Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. You can choose to jump through several urls to find and download the right version or you can use the easier way. I’m going to explain the latter in this blog. For this post, you need to have Chocolatey installed on the machine. You can check here on how to do so.

Once you have done this, open a PowerShell prompt and run below …Continue Reading

Install Chocolatey on a windows machine

As you know, Chocolatey is a very known and useful package manager for windows. Chef, Puppet, Boxstarter, PowerShell DSC, Ansible, Saltstack, Microsoft, etc all have ways for using Chocolatey to ensure the state of a computer and packages installed. If you don’t know about package manager, see my blog post here.

There are more than few ways to install it.One of the easiest ways is to use the built in package management inside PowerShell:

Install-Package chocolatey
Initialize-Chocolatey

You can also use NuGet command line …Continue Reading