Thursday, March 31, 2016

Microsoft Edge to get a built-in Adblocker

Microsoft Edge to get a built-in Adblocker


Yesterday Microsoft had a session called "Microsoft Edge: What's Next for Microsoft's New Browser and Web Platform" on it's Build 2016 conference in San Francisco.

According to point 4 of the following Roadmap an adblocking features for Edge as mentioned:


It's unclear when we will be able to see this feature in action exactly, but it seems to be targeted for the "next release". Im sure that this feature will be tested/previewed in upcoming Windows Insider Builds. Please donate so that I can keep running this site!



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Ubuntu Linux coming to Windows 10 natively (bash, ssh, git etc. etc.)

Wow! Soon Windows Insiders will be able to run linux binaries natively on Windows 10!



Microsoft Devs are doing a lot of great work! They are working on a Linux Usermode that is currently running an Ubuntu Image.

This allows you to run tools like Bash, SSH, Git, Rsync and probably most of the linux binaries from the ubuntu repositories. You will be able to use the official Ubuntu repositories and install applications with Aptitude - just like you are used to in ubuntu!

Running web servers is also possible as the Linux Usermode also accesses your windows network stack, but that is not the proposed use for the linux mode right now.

The best thing is, there is NO VM or Emulator running the linux kernel.

The Linux User Mode is running on top of what Microsoft calls "Windows Subsystem for Linux" inside the Windows Kernel.
The subsystem "translates" linux systemcalls for the Windows Kernel - and thats exactly why you can then run native linux ELF binaries in Windows.




The Windows Devs are published a great demo video:


This amazing feature is coming to Windows Insider builds very soon and I really can't wait to try out what's working and what's not -

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Update Vsphere / ESXi from command line - the fast and easy way!

Update Vsphere / ESXi from command line - the fast and easy way!


There are several ways to update your Vsphere / ESXi hosts but this one does not require any dedicated Windows Server running update manager and just takes a few easy steps:

Just connect to your ESXi host using SSH. Be sure your lockdown / firewall rules allow SSH connections.

Now just enter the following esxcli commands.

1. Enable outgoing http connections in firewall

esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient 

2. Download and install updates from vmware repository:

esxcli software profile update -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml -p ESXi-5.5.0-20150204001-standard 

Replace ESXi-5.5.0-20150204001-standard with the latest image profile strings matching your ESXi-Version from e.g.
https://esxi-patches.v-front.de/ESXi-6.0.0.html for ESXi 6.0


3. Disable outgoing http connections in firewall

esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e false -r httpClient

4. Reboot your host


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Windows 10 finally allows shut down over a Remote Desktop Connection without tweaks

Shut down Windows 10 in a Remote Desktop Session


As of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14295 I noticed that you can finally shut down your Computer directly from the start menu. The full build string is 10.0.14295.1000.rs1_release.160318-1628.


You can grab the latest insider preview build from Windows update. Im excited to see even more great features in the next builds and especially at the upcoming BUILD 2016 event! Please donate so that I can keep running this site!



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