8 Ways to Open the Command Prompt in Windows 10

Windows Command Prompt

The Command Prompt is an extremely resourceful tool for Windows operating system. Microsoft has kept this command line interpreter application in almost all the Windows versions. It is officially known as Windows Command Processor and also referred as cmd.exe, cmd prompt and command shell. It is used just like MS-DOS i.e. commands are typed into ... Read more

Increase number of visible lines in cmd

Windows' command line tool only remembers 300 lines by default - this can be a nuisance especially if you are working with long list outputs. However you can easily increase the number of lines that are shown. Open a cmd window, right-click the title-bar and select Properties. Go to the Layout tab and under Screen Buffer ... Read more

Useful apt commands (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint etc.)

Terminal commands for package management can be an essential thing if you come across an unexpected error or are just interested in how things work. Here are a few of the more important ones:   apt-cache search --names-only --installed Followed by a pattern, the above command searches every package in its cache for it (you ... Read more

Show battery capacity for notebooks on Windows

Notebook batteries lose part of their capacity over time depending on their treatment. To see at how much maximum capacity your battery it, there is a command line tool that you can use from an elevated command line. To open such, search your main menu for cmd, right-click it and choose Run as administrator. In ... Read more