Linux · Server

Add to and change Ubuntu’s MOTD


Ubuntu's Message Of The Day or MOTD is the name given to the welcome screen users see when they login to a Ubuntu server using a remote terminal. On the surface the output looks like it is sourced from a basic text file but it is a collection of modular shell scripts being executed. In this entry… Continue reading Add to and change Ubuntu’s MOTD

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Linux · Windows

Make the Windows Command Prompt, Linux-like


In this entry I will explain my method of improving the Windows Command Prompt and its command-line. To turn it from a crude shell prompt into an ANSI coloured interface with a useful set of tools that can commonly be found on Linux and Mac terminals. We will also integrate a number of optional popular programming… Continue reading Make the Windows Command Prompt, Linux-like