Print the current date and time with Powershell. "{0:dddd – hh:mm:ss – d/M/yy}" -f (get-date)"{0:dddd – hh:mm:ss – d/M/yy}" -f (get-date) This is an example of what this will give you. PS C:\Users\jason> "{0:dddd – hh:mm:ss – d/M/yy}" -f (get-date) Tuesday – 08:42:05 – 30/1/18PS C:\Users\jason> "{0:dddd – hh:mm:ss – d/M/yy}" -f (get-date) Tuesday – …

Installing Powershell for Linux in Ubuntu 16.04 is very easy. I had problems with the packages, but I sorted it out very quickly. Firstly, download the Powershell Debian package. https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-alpha.9/powershell_6.0.0-alpha.9-1ubuntu1.14.04.1_amd64.deb. Then the required libicu package. http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/icu/libicu52_52.1-3ubuntu0.4_amd64.deb. Then install the libicu package. jason$ sudo dpkg -i libicu52_52.1-3ubuntu0.4_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package libicu52:amd64. (Reading database … 490392 …

This Powershell command will install a Windows feature on your Windows 8.1 or server 2012 machine. I am only using the telnet server as an example. PS C:\Users\Administrator> Install-WindowsFeature telnet-server Success Restart Needed Exit Code Feature Result ——- ————– ——— ————– True No Success {Telnet Server} This is how easy it is to install a …

There is a new package manager available for Windows 8.1, this allows the installation of Windows software with the Powershell command line. Windows PowerShell Copyright (C) 2014 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Install-Package -name Chrome WARNING: Skipping package provider provider ‘NuGet’– missing required option ‘Destination’ The package ‘xChrome’ comes from a package source …

The route PRINT command shows the routing table. This gives some insight into your network connections. C:\Users\Administrator>route PRINT =========================================================================== Interface List 18…1e 0f 6e 5d e1 25 ……Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter 13…4c 0f 6e 5d e1 25 ……Qualcomm Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter 12…88 ae 1d 6d 09 bc ……Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet …

Some very useful Powershell 4.0 cmdlets that are now available. Get-FileHash this gets the SHA256 hash of a file. PS C:\Users\Homer\Desktop> Get-FileHash .\scammers.png Algorithm Hash Path ——— —- —- SHA256 92E09BFBBAD2DF6E3FD329CB4AE5F15231AA12B869327706854F7DF9D106971B C:\Users\Homer\Desktop\scammers.png Save-Help This will download help content from a remote server and save it on your machine. I used the following command in a …

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 …