An interface for interacting with a computer using typed commands in a text-oriented environment, as opposed to a graphical user interface (GUI).

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Is there a way to entirely conceal the code of batch files (make the code unreadable)?

So far, the only suggestion I've received is to convert the batch into an executable, but I have discovered that the code is available in plain text even when I do that. I don't know of any other ...
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Some symbols are not displayed in powershell console [duplicate]

I do have the following problem: I've got IPython. It works flawlessly in my Windows 10 cmd. But I really like Powershell, so I wanted it to run from there. The problem is that whenever I use a Python ...
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Using VLC command line to play DVD from a network folder display error

I am trying to play a DVD which was copied to a network folder on a server using the command line. If I use the following:"C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" dvd:// "\\Bts1\cctv\client\...
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NirCMD - Command line screenshot with incremental numbering

NirCMD is a free command line utility. I am using it to take the screenshot at a fixed time interval. (NirCMD reference).I am trying to get it index the image names so that it would be img1.png...
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Update Powershell through command line

I want to update a machine's Powershell version. Can this be done through the command line?My present need is to update from PS 4 to PS 5 on a Windows server 2012R2.I guess there is no catch-all ...
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Taking out one level out of a directory tree

I've been trying for a while now to find an efficient way to compact the large directory trees of more than 10 external hard disks. I'll describe the problem in some detail so as to avoid ...
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powershell/cmd suddenly disappears when executing cli programs but they keep on running

I am having issue with my command line. Sometimes when I run some script my powershell/cmd keeps closing/crashing but I know that the program is running because when I open my task manager those ...
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printf command wildcard interpretation

I am wondering what behaviour the printf command follows, when using wildcards. This question was originally asked me by someone else, but I am confused by the behaviour myself and would love an ...
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Can't upgrade debhelper

I'm running an Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, a normal process is to upgrade almost everyday, today when i enter "sudo apt list --upgradable" it showed me this message:❯sudo apt list --upgradable...
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Unable to use Update manager, Synaptic Manager, or SoftwareManager [on hold]

There us a corruption in the second line of /etc/apt/sources.list.d. I can open the text and correct the problem, just can't save this correction.
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Start application minimised from command prompt

On startup, I load a "TODO" Excel spreadsheet using the following batch command:start \min PATH-TO-SPREADSHEET\TODO.xlsThis works except that Excel is not minimised, only "Restored" in the middle ...
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Mac OS Terminal - Change to Recent Directory

In Mac OS Terminal, is there a way to either have the Terminal remember the directory it was on after I last quit the Terminal application or easily "cd" to a recent directory?I often "cd" every ...
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Win 10 denying access to start-up property of DoSvc and wuauserv services through batch file

My home internet is of depressing quality, so when Windows initiates downloads without my permission, it makes every device on the network practically unable to use the internet. Disabling the ...
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Remove files in given folder but leave files in subfolders

I think this should be rather simple but I want to delete all the files that are stated in for example: C:\TEST but I want to leave the files that are located in subdirectories of this folder. For ...
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sending argument to vim using grep

I saw this question but I couldn't implement what I'm looking for.Here is what I want:I have a file with a few lines ending with 4.1.01.97 (same number for all lines - but number can change from ...

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