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How to install PowerShell on Arch Linux, Manjaro, BlackArch

PowerShell on Linux

PowerShell is a cross-platform automation and configuration tool/platform. PowerShell has a large number of system administration-oriented commands. But at the same time, PowerShell is a full-fledged programming language that allows you to write functional programs (scripts).

Note (more…)

How to install PowerShell in Linux Mint

The PowerShell installation instructions often forget about Linux Mint, apparently, their authors believe that Linux Mint users do not need PowerShell. Let's fill that gap and take a look at how to install PowerShell in Linux Mint.

Linux Mint has several versions – “regular”, (more…)

Linux PowerShell Basics (Beginner’s Guide)

PowerShell for Linux

In recent years, there has been a trend at Microsoft to cross-platform some of its products and open their source. Also Linux itself became part of Windows in the form of a subsystem. PowerShell, which was originally a Windows-only component, was released as open source (more…)

How to enable spell checker in Google Chrome. How to add languages for spell checker

The Google Chrome web browser has a built-in spell checker, which is very convenient when writing messages, comments on websites, communicating in web chats, and so on.

You can configure the spell checker: choose offline or online checker (more accurate), as well as enable or disable languages (more…)

How to display all environment variables at the Windows command prompt

This article will show you how to display all environment variables from the Windows command line.

PowerShell and CMD

First of all, you need to distinguish what kind of program you are working in. The first appeared CMD – Windows command line, shell. For many years, CMD was the only (more…)

How to install a web server (Apache, PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin) on Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Debian

If you are a webmaster, or a PHP programmer, or you just need to run a website on your computer, then you can do it using a web server. On Linux, the web server (Apache) and related components (PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin) are installed in just a few commands.

This tutorial will show you how to (more…)

How to find out which shell is in use in Linux

Linux shells

There are several Linux shells, each with its own characteristics. Examples of popular shells are Bash (which is the default shell on many distributions) and ZSH (which is the default shell on Kali Linux, it has many fans).

The shell information is contained in the $SHELL (more…)

What is open_basedir for and how to use open_basedir

The open_basedir directive is specified in the PHP configuration file (php.ini) and sets the directories that PHP can access. Access refers to any actions with files: opening (for example, fopen() or gzopen()), writing and executing. If the open_basedir directive is set and an attempt is made to run (more…)

How to find and remove non-UTF-8 characters from a text file

Filtering invalid UTF-8 characters

Files that, in addition to ordinary characters, contain characters that are invalid from the UTF-8 point of view, cause a problem both when they are processed by utilities and when opened in text editors.

An example of an error in Python 3 when trying (more…)

How to add a plugin to Double Commander to support all types of archives

What archives does Double Commander support?

Double Commander is an excellent open source two-window file manager. If you want to know more details about it, then see the article “Free analogue of Total Commander”.

Double Commander, thanks to built-in plugins, out of the (more…)

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