[Nottingham] [Social] *TODAY* Thurs 31/03/2016: Beeston Blue Moon Beers

Mike Cardwell nlug at lists.grepular.com
Thu Mar 31 10:26:04 UTC 2016

* on the Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 10:16:56AM +0100, Jason Irwin wrote:

>> http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/30/be-very-afraid-hell-has-frozen-over-bash-is-coming-to-windows-10/ 
>> Should this be applauded or is it just another cynical ploy
> It's a necessity. With so many GNU/Linux deployments on Azure (~60% was
> the figure I heard) MS has no option. People need the tooling and whilst
> PowerShell's ability to slam objects around as params/results and do RPC
> etc /should/ make it a slam dunk...the reality is, it's a sack of shit.
> Trying to get it to do remote connect & execute is an exercise in
> frustration and futility (I still use PsExec because, well, WinRM is a
> bugger). SSH just works, y'know? Even with the grief over things having
> spaces in their path.
> Will this new GNU/Windows contain SSH? Dunno, don't care. Cygwin FTW!

I think this is a bigger threat to OSX than it is to Linux. A lot of
developers/geeks have been moving to OSX because it gives them a simple
GUI with decent command line tools. Well, they get that with Windows

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