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Inside the New Window Terminal  

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Microsoft released a new command-line tool called Windows Terminal. Microsoft says the application is “modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive”. The new application gives you the option for tabbed terminal interfaces to bring together a variety of command-line tools and shells such as PowerShell, PowerShell Core, Command Prompt, and the Windows subsystem for Linux distribution (Kali, Ubuntu, ect.). Here are some more features:  Continue reading Inside the New Window Terminal  

ITProFile: Martti Kuusela, System Specialist

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ITProFiles is an opportunity for you to connect with fellow members. Meet Martti:

What was the last ITProTV course you watched?

How has ITProTV helped you in your career?

  • I began as a Service Desk support. My employer supports employee development by offering certifications tests for free, so I started with the easy Microsoft MTA stuff. Now I’m MCSE, working with server support and got my promotion!

Tell us about your career/what you do. 

  • Used to be workstations support. Now it’s servers. NDA so I can’t talk about it much.

One of ITProTV’s values is facing challenges with optimism. How did you face challenges with optimism? (tell us a crazy “on the job” story)!

  • I wish I had such story to tell.

What’s your dream computer setup?

  • Lenovo T480s -laptop and a HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen10 server to remote to.

Who is your favorite Edutainer? 

About ITProFiles: ITProFiles was created to recognize the wonderful people that work behind the scenes, and may go unnoticed to some. We’re here to say: ITProTV notices you!

How to Make a Successful Transition from Windows to Linux – and Why You Should Consider Making the Switch

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If you’ve been working with Windows for a long time, and you’re comfortable with it, there are plenty of good reasons to stay with it. The comfort factor is certainly one of them. The idea of changing to a new platform when the old one works just fine can feel intimidating, and if you already know what you’re doing, the notion of learning something entirely new isn’t always a welcome one.

Yet, even if Windows is still working for you, you may be ready to expand your skills or just want to try something new. In the past, developers have avoided Linux servers due to the perceived limitations of the operating system, but recent changes have made them attractive to a growing number of people.

Continue reading How to Make a Successful Transition from Windows to Linux – and Why You Should Consider Making the Switch