Category : "Windows"

Generate ssh keys on windows 8

SSH If you are using an ssh client on windows to control a remote webserver and want to setup passwordless logins then you need to create ssh keys. The puttygen command from the putty suite can be used to generate keys in both putty and openssh formats. Download the puttygen program from the following url http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html Generate keys Now use the puttygen command to generate ...

How to setup an ftp server on windows 8

Ftp Ftp servers can be used to transfer files to a web server or download files from a web server. Windows 8 has an inbuilt ftp server that can be used to do this. Setting up the inbuilt ftp server of windows 8 requires more steps than installing a 3rd party ftp server. However we are going to try to do ...

Add a shutdown button to desktop in windows 8

The default process to shutdown windows 8 is quite lengthy. If you are at the desktop then first you need to go to Start screen, then logout and then in the power option is the shutdown option. It is possible to have a quick desktop icon that can do this in a single step. Create a desktop shutdown icon The first thing ...

Install windows 8 in virtualbox

In today's experiment we are going to install windows 8 on virtualbox and see how well it works. Virtualbox is a very powerful and popular virtualisation tool that can be used to run a variety of oses. Our host os is ubuntu. It means that Ubuntu is installed on hard drive as an OS and virtualbox would be running in ...

Install apache mod rewrite on windows

In httpd.conf file the following line should be uncommented : LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so by removing the # sign before it. Then comes a section which looks like this : # # Possible values for the Options directive are "None", "All", # or any combination of: # Indexes Includes FollowSymLinks ...



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