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The .. is used to navigate up the hierarchy of the file system. It's useful when you don't want to type a long path, or when writing a script/program that doesn't know where exactly it will be install …
answered Sep 8 '09 by hasen
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console2 is an open-source console window enhancement. Note that it's not technically a replacement for cmd.exe as it still uses it in the back to do the real work. Actually it can be configured to u …
answered Sep 4 '09 by hasen
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\to\...", the following macros may be useful: %SystemDrive% - drive windows is installed on, i.e. C:\ %ProgramFiles% - e.g. "C:\Program Files\" %ProgramFiles(x86)% - e.g. "C:\Program Files (x86 …
answered Jul 27 '09 by hasen
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Not exactly the features you asked for, but: Safarp is a lite and fast replacement for Add/Remove programs. While it doesn't have the features you asked for, it's lightning fast so that alone should …
answered Aug 22 '09 by hasen
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For Windows XP, use Multiple IE. Unfortunately though, Multiple IE doesn't work on Windows Vista. So an alternative solution is IETester, which seems to have some issues/bugs sometimes, but it's … good enough. Another solution is to use a program like Virtual PC or VirtualBox and install a Windows XP with Internet Explorer 6 in it. Microsoft releases Virtual PC Images for testing on Internet …
answered Aug 4 '09 by hasen
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I'm reading this as a guide for accessing a Windows network from linux using samba. The machine I want to access on my network is called HP, the following commands work fine: smbclient -L HP …
asked Aug 3 '09 by hasen
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I personally prefer .zip (or equivelant) if available. So I can extract it where ever I want, so I know exactly what has changed in my system (since I'm the one who changed it). The ideal situation w …
answered Sep 9 '09 by hasen
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There's launchy, for launching programs from the keyboard. There's vimperator, a Firefox addon that mimicks vim.
answered Sep 20 '09 by hasen
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In a dual-boot system, does anyone have experience dealing with viruses that hit windows from linux? (disambiguation note: dealing with them from linux .. ) The C:\ in windows is mounted to /media …
asked Jul 20 '09 by hasen
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I'm pretty sure Launchy can do that It's not exactly a command line, but it's close enough. It is a line where you type commands, but it's just not a shell.
answered Sep 13 '09 by hasen