Run Linux GUI apps in Windows 11
Posted 27th October 2021
Use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to run Linux graphical user interface (GUI) programmes in Windows.
Install apps on Windows without Microsoft Store
Posted 19th October 2021
How can you install Microsoft Store apps on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 machine if your administrator has blocked Windows Store?
Install Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 11
Posted 14th October 2021
With the release of Windows 11 comes a vastly easier method for installing the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on your PC.
Use selective criteria to count files in PowerShell
Posted 1st July 2021
Use Windows PowerShell to easily return some key statistics about the files contained on your computer or network drives using selective criteria.
How to change file permissions in Git on Windows
Posted 9th December 2020
Make a Git repository file on a local Windows machine executable by changing the CHMOD value, which can be transferred to the repository following a push.
Relative file paths in BAT files
Posted 30th January 2019
Instructions for using a relative file path in batch files.
UNC path from local path in PowerShell
Posted 23rd February 2017
Use this simple PowerShell code to convert a local path into an UNC path.
Access Virtual Application files via the Q-drive
Posted 22nd February 2017
A simple technique to obtain access to the virtual environment (Q-drive) of an application in Microsoft Windows.
Update R from within the console
Posted 14th February 2017
A useful protocol for updating the R statistical package from within the R console window.
Unzip .tar.gz files in Windows
Posted 24th November 2016
Use this one-liner in the command prompt to extract the contents of .tar.gz files on Microsoft Windows machines.