Windows 10 - Enable BASH

It looks like Micro$oft has realised the power of Linux and allows you to "install" a version of Ubuntu (originally 14.04 and now 16.04 I believe) within Windows so that you can take advantage of it. This allows you to perform useful everyday tasks such as rsync…

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Windows 10 - Enable Developer Mode

Press the windows key (or click the start button), and type "Settings" before clicking on the settings application. Click on the For developers item in the left-hand menu and click on Developer mode. At the prompt, click Yes. After doing so, you will see the following: You may need to…

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Fix Font Colors In Windows 10 Bash

Below are steps you can take to improve your experience of using the BASH shell in windows 10. This tutorial's content is taken from Medium - Fixing dark blue colors on Windows 10 Ubuntu bash, but I felt the need to "redo" the post to fix issues with the commands/…

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Share Windows Folder With Linux

In this tutorial I will show you how to set up a share on windows and then mount it on a Linux computer. In the past, I have configured Samba shares on Linux servers to share files with Windows because our servers all run on Linux, but my colleagues prefer…

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Windows 7 - Change Network Type

This tutorial will show you how to change the profile of your connected network between home, office, and public. Depending on this setting, your sharing preferences will change with the home network being the most sharing friendly with computers being discoverable and files being shared, and the public network being…

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