Installing, Upgrading and Removing

Start by downloading the latest Chef Workstation package

Installing

Mac

Open the downloaded .dmg, then the .pkg file to launch the installation.

Windows

Open the downloaded .msi to launch the installation.

Linux

Ubuntu, Debian, and related:

sudo dpkg -i /path/to/chef-workstation.deb

Red Hat, CentOS, and related:

sudo rpm -U /path-to/chef-workstation.rpm

Upgrading

From Chef Workstation

For all platforms, follow the steps provided under Installing.

From ChefDK

Linux

The Chef Workstation package conflicts with an installed ChefDK package to prevent unintentional upgrades.

Prior to installing Chef Workstation, first uninstall ChefDK:

Ubuntu, Debian, and related:

sudo dpkg -P chefdk

Red Hat, CentOS, and related:

sudo rpm -e chefdk

Other

For other platforms, follow the same steps as listed under Installing.

Uninstalling

Mac

Run uninstall_chef_workstation in your terminal.

Windows

Use Add / Remove Programs to remove Chef Workstation.

Linux

Ubuntu, Debian, and related:

sudo dpkg -P chef-workstation

Red Hat, CentOS, and related:

sudo rpm -e chef-workstation