Getting wireless network information from Windows 7 is easy with CMD and netsh. This post will show how easy this is without admin access. Listing all visible wireless networks on the machine with netsh. C:\Users\Corporal Kerry>netsh wlan show profile   Profiles on interface Wireless Network Connection:   Group policy profiles (read only) ——————————— <None>   …

The systeminfo command for Windows allows a user to get comprehensive system information. The default usage outputs the most system information in one go. C:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo | clipC:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo | clip This command will output the system information in CSV format. C:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo /FO CSVC:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo /FO CSV Use the /S parameter to specify a …

http://www.walkernews.net/2007/06/22/download-official-redhat-linux-iso-image/ The link above is to the Redhat 6.2 Linux distribution, the first version of Linux I used. It ran very well on a Celeron 600 with 64MB of RAM and integrated graphics. Linux has come so far since it was first released, the desktop has gotten even easier to use and with the release …

Netstat on Windows can provide a lot of information about your network connection. This example shows netstat showing Ethernet statistics. c:\Windows\System>netstat -e Interface Statistics   Received Sent   Bytes 2307072092 27407417 Unicast packets 1757202 320154 Non-unicast packets 0 0 Discards 0 0 Errors 0 0 Unknown protocols 0c:\Windows\System>netstat -e Interface Statistics Received Sent Bytes 2307072092 …

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 …

How to have a Win 3.11 styled Linux theme on a Linux desktop. Firstly, download this theme and save it to your Computer. Extract the theme to your ~/.themes directory: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Win3x?content=169112. This Classic `95 icon theme will provide Windows `95 styled icons to help complete the classic Windows look: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Classic95?content=157298. Put this into your ~/.icons …

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 …