Linux is not an operating system, but just its kernel. Everything that you are accustomed to see and understand as an OS (buttons, windows and panels) – in fact, it is not. What you see is the GUI (Graphical user interface), that is, the graphical user interface, also called the graphical environment or graphical shell. GUI is a program designed to simplify the life of the user so that he does not suffer from the console. In fact, any OS looks like a console, that is, like the good old DOS.
The types of operating systems built on the Linux kernel vary widely both in providing a working environment and in the set of applications available in the OS. This is partly because some programs support only some GUIs or depend on other programs that are not in the system. A quick overview of the differences Continue reading
A couple of years ago in one forum I, participating in one heated debate on the topic of whose swamp is better, published a post that will reveal the topic of this article. I quote it below:
A small digression about Windows and Linux. Here you understand what’s the matter: Windows is a combination of the core of the system, as well as utility programs and scripts that perform certain operations and tasks. On this OS, you do not have the right to modify or delete scripts and system software …
When you, for example, change the cursor on Windows, the work on changing the cursor is executed by a Continue reading
People who are familiar with the term batch file know that BAT files can significantly simplify life and save time if you can write and use them correctly. In this article I will talk about how to create BAT files and introduce you to the common mistakes that usually occur when writing them.
Creating a BAT file is very simple. It is enough to open the notebook and save an empty sheet with the extension .bat by selecting the Save as … option and writing in the File Name field something ending in .bat, for example test.bat.
Specify the file type as in the screenshot below – All files. Save and get the BAT file. Continue reading