Windows 10 local account password recovery

We are going to look at a solution to reset the password on a local Windows account, this will not work for Microsoft account (use the Microsoft password reset form) or an Active Directory account (contact your network administrator). Enter your PC BIOS and set the computer to boot from…

Creators Update and BASH (Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade)

Windows 10 Creators Update brings with it a new version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux, including upgrading the Ubuntu distribution from 14.04 (Trusty) to 16.04 (Xenial). Remove & Replace The recommendation from Microsoft is that you completely remove the Ubuntu environment and then re-install it. To remove…

Ubuntu 14.04 Server with PHP 7.0

Installation Ubuntu 14.04 Server ships with php 5.5.9-1 and it was desirable for our developers to use a newer version. Rather than compiling from source we are going to use a backport of php7.0 from Ubuntu 16.04 provided by Ondřej Surý. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/…

Windows 10 integrated Bash

Since the release of Windows 10 anniversary update the new integrated Bash is available, but requires a little bit of tweaking under the hood to get working. You must be running the new anniversary update before this is available to install, so lets check by clicking Start > winver and…