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 …

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 …

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" # …

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 …