Tag Archives: Windows

YouTube Video Source URL

Introduction A YouTube video can be either public (anyone can watch), private (only the owner can watch) or unlisted (anyone with a link can watch). I like the third option because I can share the links with whoever I want …

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Execute Windows command from Linux

Winexe can be used to invoke remote Windows commands from Unix based system like Linux. Follow the steps below to build and install Winexe… installation Steps Download winexe from sourceforge Copy source code to the linux machine for example: scp …

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Monitor Application on Windows

Problem I have an application on Windows running as a daemon. I want this app to keep running all the time. If the application is closed by mistake or crashes for some reason then I need a way to automatically …

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Sync Files between Unix and Windows

The rsync command can be used to sync files between Unix machines or between a Unix machine and Mac computer. Here is the syntax rsync -avz –progress user_name@source_host_name:/path/to/file/name /local/path What if you want to copy files from a Unix machine …

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Monitoring Log Files

I wanted to monitor the log files of 8 server nodes in a cluster installation. I used notepad at the beginning and it was a painful experience. I tried nodepad++ and the tail command for windows but it was not …

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How to Install Squid Proxy Server on Windows

I wanted a proxy server installation with basic authentication. Squid proxy server is a well known open source proxy server but it is mainly for Unix. If you want to try Squid for Windows follow the steps below: Downlaod squid …

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How to run Linux on Windows

This tutorial is not about installing Linux on bare metal nor about dual booting along with Windows however we are going to do it the easy way. The magic word here is virtualization. We will run Linux on Windows using …

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