Microsoft Windows is a group of several proprietary graphical operating system families, all of which are developed and marketed by Microsoft.

Active Microsoft Windows families include Windows NT and Windows IoT; these may encompass subfamilies, e.g. Windows Server or Windows Embedded Compact (Windows CE)..

APPCMD: Manage IIS from the Command Line

AppCmd.exe is the single command-line tool for managing IIS 7+. It exposes all key server management functionality through a set of intuitive management objects that can be manipulated from the command line or from scripts. AppCmd enables you to...

Microsoft Windows Networks (SAMBA)

nbtscan ip_addr: bios network name resolution.nmblookup -A ip_addr: bios network name resolution.smbclient -L ip_addr / hostname: show remote actions of a host in windows.

fstab explanation

In Access Windows partitions, I suggested inserting this line into /etc/fstab: /dev/hda8 /windata vfat user,umask=000,rw 0 0 Notice that there are six sections to the above line, each separated by a space (notice also that there are no spaces after...

Access Windows partitions 💿

As root, pico /etc/fstab Add this line: /dev/hda8 /windata vfat user,umask=000,rw 0 0 Make sure that /dev/hda8 is in fact pointing at your Windows data partition. Note also that this assumes that the Windows data partition is formatted as...

Mount Windows and Linux floppies 💾

To alternate between mounting a Linux-formatted (ext2) floppy disk and a Windows-formatted (vfat) floppy disk: Create a directory like /mnt/winfloppyAs root, pico /etc/fstabEnter the following into fstab: /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy ext2...


Parallel ports

Windows uses lpt1, lpt2, & lpt3.Linux uses /dev/lp0, /dev/lp1, & /dev/lp2.

Serial ports

Windows uses com1, com2, & so on.Linux uses /dev/ttyS0, /dev/ttyS1, & so on.