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Being interested about debian, I tried using QEMU to run debian under windows, but I realize that some of my commonly used command cannot be used. I can use ls; mkdir, but not password root; pstree, why?

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  1. password is not a standard linux command. Try passwd instead.

  2. pstree is likely not installed by default. Install the psmisc package.

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so, should I run an apt-get update first? –  lokheart Sep 8 '11 at 1:42
    
Yes, that's usually a good idea to do before installing packages. –  EEAA Sep 8 '11 at 1:48

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