Command Prompt

Bash on Ubuntu on Windows
Tutorial
07.08.2016
The addition of the Linux Bash command line environment to Windows 10 came as a surprise for many, us included. Although it’s a tool intended to be used mainly by developers, regular users seem to be interested in this feature too, so we thought it would make sense if we show you how Bash on Ubuntu...
Terminal
Tutorial
06.27.2016
It’s been a while now since Microsoft declared its love for Linux and, at first, it felt strange to see Windows 10 embrace the Tux penguin. However, the fact that Windows 10 is able to run native Linux applications directly, without having to resort to using virtual machines, is a proof of Microsoft...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
06.21.2016
One of the easiest and most straightforward ways to manage your disks is to use the Disk Management tool from Windows. But hey, Disk Management is a visual tool and some of us like command based interfaces a whole lot more. That’s why we thought it would be a great idea to see how several disk manag...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
05.26.2016
The easiest way to view information about your computer is to use Windows built-in graphical tools like the Task Manager or System Information. However, just like us, some people prefer to use the Command Prompt for, well, anything. That’s why, in this article, we thought it would be useful to show...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
05.25.2016
In one of our previous tutorials, you learned how to use basic commands in Command Prompt. Now it's time to take things to the next level and see how to use some of the more advanced commands. Today, we’re going to take a close look at some very useful network commands. We will learn about things li...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
05.11.2016
Geeks and experts all love the Command Prompt because of the advanced tasks and commands you can run in it. But that doesn’t mean that it’s only useful for experts - after all, every expert was a novice in the beginning. And Command Prompt is not built only on advanced commands, but also on simple c...
Telnet client
Tutorial
02.10.2016
Telnet was developed as a network protocol in 1969 and it was popular for many years, until the rise of Internet broadband and of more secure alternatives. You might be surprised to learn that even today there are still plenty of Telnet servers and resources available, including several active commu...
Directory tree
Tutorial
11.12.2015
Have you ever needed to export the entire directory tree from a certain folder? Did you need to get a text document that lists all the files and folders inside a specific folder from your computer into a hierarchical structure? We had this need when we were trying to create a document that was suppo...
PowerShell
Misc
10.21.2015
Windows 10 brought many new features and improvements when compared to Microsoft's previous operating systems. Among them, the two command line tools loved by many geeks and IT professionals also got overhauled. You've guessed it: we're talking about Command Prompt and PowerShell. But what exactly d...
Tutorial
09.28.2015
There are times when you need to know exactly how many files or folders are stored inside a certain folder. Whether for work or for your own statistics, if you have a Windows device, there are quite a few ways in which you can find this information. Since some of our readers asked us about it, we de...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
09.22.2015
We bet that most of, if not all the power users and geeks out there love to use the Command Prompt. It's the one-stop go to whenever you want to issue commands in a text based form and it's also one of the best ways in which you can issue administrative commands. However, for quite a long time we th...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
09.14.2015
We like the Command Prompt and we are not alone in that. But, even though it is a mighty and powerful tool, it sure looks boring. What if you want to make it prettier? And what about customizing certain things about the way it works, like how many commands it stores in its history? To learn all this...