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Microsoft Windows


Microsoft Windows

Okay I use Microsoft OSes once in a while because some people think you have to use Word to communicate. I suspect those people will soon retire and then people will begin using things like HTML, OpenSource, and wireless devices.


Operating Systems


IIS


Office 365


Cygwin

cygwin

Cygwin enables you to run a Linux like environment on Windows.

    Installation

    • Download 64 bit
    • During install
      • Select Packages > Web > lynx
      • Select Packages > Web > wget


    Install apt-cyg

    Install tool for Cygwin similar to debian apt-get


    Install dig

    Dig is similiar to nslookup with a few more features
    • apt-cyg install bind
    • vi /etc/resolv.conf
      • insert "nameserver 8.8.8.8" without the quotes.
      • save file
    • dig +short A paultclark.com
      • If the result is 143.95.250.176, then all is ok.


    openssh (client)

    Openssh is similar to putty but from the command line.
    • apt-cyg install openssh


    openssh (server)

    Openssh is similar to putty but from the command line.
    • apt-cyg install openssh
    • apt-cyg install cygrunsrv
    • You must be running cygwin as administrator to continue.
    • ssh-host-config -y
      • answer yes
      • create and document the password for cyg-server
    • net start sshd


    Additional packages

    • ssmtp
    • subversion
    • bzip2
    • cygrunsrv
    • rlwrap
    • gcc-core
    • libpng15
    • libpng-devel
    • xorg-server
    • xinit
    • xorg-docs
    • xterm
    • make
    • gdb