Operating Systems

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Linux: Show all installed Packages

I'm looking for a command line command that allows me to show all installed packages under Linux (Ubuntu, Debian) so that I can see which...

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macOS: Show hidden Files

How can I display the hidden files in a folder under macOS in the Finder? I know there is a hidden file in the folder, but have not found a way to...

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Windows: I can not change the extension of a file

I would like to create a batch script on Windows with the file extension BAT. For this, I first created a simple text file (TXT), whose extension I...

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Windows: File extensions are not displayed anymore

I reinstalled Windows on my computer and suddenly all endings of my files disappeared! As it seems to me, the endings are still there, but apparently...

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How to recover Windows 7 password

My kid changed the admin password of my computer and we lost access to it because my kid can't remember the password clearly. I have a lot of...

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Linux/Ubuntu: List of files of the current terminal directory

Thanks for the tip on how to navigate through the folders in the Linux terminal. The terminal commands "cd FolderName" to open a folder or "cd .." to...

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Stefan Trost: Some operating systems are checking and updating their time from the internet. When you let the system start with an individual time, that time might...

Tutorial | VirtualBox: Change Date and Time

Guest: This works somtimes. I think there must be a bug. Sometimes my virtual machine is keeping its own date and time sometimes it will revert to the...

Tutorial | VirtualBox: Change Date and Time

Steinlaus: @echo off programm1.exe parameter1 parameter2 | pause programm2.exe parameter1...

Question | Batch Script: Start program and wait until it is finished

Guest: That is brilliant. I had cancelled an operation just prior so I was sure the lock was stuck in an inconsistent state and spent ages trying to fix...

Question | Linux Error: Could not open lock file - Permission denied

Guest: I'm a big open source fan, I'm for Linux! Why pay for something when you can have it for...

Voting | What is the best Operating System?

Guest: Windows was already installed on my computer, I don't know anything else but I'm satisfied. Why should I bother to set up a new...

Voting | What is the best Operating System?

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