The Powershell console is now available on Linux with the advent of the Pash console. This allows a Linux user to use Powershell commands on Linux just as they do in Windows. The screenshot I have included shows the usage of the Powershell Get-PsDrive cmdlet. This would be a very powerful tool for administering Windows …

I need to correct what I said in this posting: http://www.securitronlinux.com/bejiitaswrath/bash-shell-is-better-than-powershell-and-discussion-of-the-linux-desktop-versus-windows/ and also this one. regarding the Powershell and its handling of certain constructs that I mentioned in this posting: http://www.securitronlinux.com/bejiitaswrath/windows-powershell-not-as-good-as-bash-shell-and-other-thoughts/. It turns out that the Powershell does support this after all as shown in this sample below. PS C:\Users\Homer\Documents> ls STRIFE[0-9].wad   Directory: C:\Users\Homer\Documents …

http://gentoomen.org/tutorials/resources.html. The gentoomen.org resources page. Very good list of links to various tutorials and help pages. http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/. The Advanced BASH scripting guide. ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/doc/book/vimbook-OPL.pdf. The VIM guideboook. http://stommel.tamu.edu/~baum/programming.html. 3000 useful guides to programming and Linux documentation and help pages. http://samizdat.mines.edu/howto/HowToBeAProgrammer.html. How to be a programmer. A short but comprehensive summary. http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/index. Ubuntu resources page. Everything you …

The ldd command will print out a list of all libraries that an executable is linked against. This is the output for a simple “Hello World” command. 20:15:31 [email protected] ($ ldd ./a.out linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007fff171ff000) libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007fe56ef58000) /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00007fe56f2e8000) 20:15:49 [email protected] ($20:15:31 [email protected] ($ ldd ./a.out linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007fff171ff000) libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007fe56ef58000) …

To recall the last entered command on the Linux console, press the Ctrl-P key shortcut. You may also press the up arrow to recall the command, but the Ctrl-P shortcut is another good way to perform this feat. The CTRL-A shortcut will jump to the beginning of the line you are currently typing and CTRL-E …