The new Windows 10 bash shell is not very impressive once you get it installed. I have tried it and I could not ping websites even though Microsoft Edge could access the Internet. It is possible to install packages if these lines are added to the /etc/hosts file. 91.189.91.14 archive.ubuntu.com 91.189.92.201 security.ubuntu.com91.189.91.14 archive.ubuntu.com 91.189.92.201 security.ubuntu.com …

The new bash shell in Windows 10 build 10.0.14316 is the best addition to Windows 10 yet. Here I am getting information about the CPU. [email protected]:/mnt/c/Users/johnc# cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 60 model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670K CPU @ 3.40GHz stepping : 3 microcode : …

Windows 10 is getting a bash shell in the summer release. This is a couple of months away. But here are a couple of screenshots from developers I have found on the web that show what this will look like. Here a person is installing the bash shell using CMD. Now this is the bash …

Apparently, the Linux bash shell is coming to Windows 10. This will offer a fully functional Linux bash prompt in the Windows app store, a good alternative to Powershell. This is in partnership with Canonical who work on the Ubuntu Linux distribution. As long as this offers tools such as dig, wget, and whois, it …

Cracking the SAM file in Windows 10 is easy with Kali Linux. Use a Live Kali Linux DVD and mount the Windows 10 partition. Firstly, get the SAM and SYSTEM files from the C:\Windows\System32\config folder. Copy these to your desktop directory. Then dump the password hashes. [email protected]:~/Desktop# samdump2 SYSTEM SAM -o [email protected]:~/Desktop# samdump2 SYSTEM SAM …

A lot of users are jumping on the Windows 10 upgrade bandwagon too early. This operation system has been in development for a while, but upgrading straight after release is not the best option. Best to wait until after everyone else has been installing the operating system and has reported their problems to Microsoft to …

I recently installed FreeBSD 10 in VMware and I had problems getting the mouse and keyboard to work with Xorg. I solved this in the following manner. I added these four lines to my /etc/rc.conf file. moused_enable="NO" moused_nondefault_enable="NO" hald_enable="YES" dbus_enable="YES"moused_enable="NO" moused_nondefault_enable="NO" hald_enable="YES" dbus_enable="YES" The /etc/rc.conf file looks like this. hostname="deusexmachina" ifconfig_em0="DHCP" ifconfig_em0_ipv6="inet6 accept_rtadv" sshd_enable="YES" # …

This is another way to gain root permissions on a Debian system; this is a script that will elevate the user to root for a specific command; like using the sudo command. su-to-root -X -c “cat /etc/shadow” This is what you get if you try this without root permissions. [[email protected] ~]$ su-to-root -p flynn -c …

Destiny drifts closer to the red dwarf. I watched an interesting Documentary about life in the future and they were talking about how humans would survive in the distant future trying to avoid entropy, or the heat death of the Universe. They ended up with space stations in very close orbit around a white dwarf …