Category Archives: Linux

PowerShell on Linux installs

PowerShell on Linux installs are now easier as you can use the Linux package management tools to download and update PowerShell Core 6.0 Details from https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/powershell/2017/02/01/installing-latest-powershell-core-6-0-release-on-linux-just-got-easier/ Advertisements

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Linux on the desktop

My sense of humour has some quirky moments – as my friends will tell you. Last night I had a lot of time to sit and think (why is a story for another time and place) and it one point … Continue reading

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Upgrading WSL

If you start  WSL (Bash on Ubuntu on Windows) and see messages like this: 7 packages can be updated.1 update is a security update.root@RSsurfacePro2:~# You can view the available updates: root@RSsurfacePro2:~# apt-get updateHit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InReleaseGet:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [95.7 … Continue reading

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PowerShell DSC for Linux 1.1

PowerShell DSC for Linux 1.1 has been released. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2015/09/30/powershell-dsc-for-linux-version-1-1-is-now-available-and-new-linux-resources.aspx With bug fixes, support for the separation of configuration and node ids  and new resources this release makes it easier than ever to manage your Linux boxes through DSC

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