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Using A PowerShell Function To Search and Replace in a Text file

Introduction When I started working in PowerShell for scripting in Windows I longed for a way to do inline editing of a file like you could do with sed. I was able to do this with VBScript but it was long and ugly. After learning more about some of the cmdlets I was able to create a function to search and replace. In this post I would like to share the simple function with you. The Code The overall code... read more

Retrieving Isilon Share Information with RESTful API and PowerShell

Introduction In an earlier post we covered using RESTful API calls to EMC Isilon to retrieve quota data. In this post we will make the same calls but gather data on SMB / CIFS Shares for screen output as well and optional CSV output. We will also look at the options to gather for different zones as well. Prerequisites To be able to execute RESTful API calls to Isilon you will need to create an account and... read more

Running and Installing .NET Core SDK 2 On Fedora 28

Introduction As part of the continuing effort to port .NET Core to other OSes, Microsoft has made .NET Core available on Linux. Being the geek that I am I have to try to get it to run on Linux, more specifically Fedora 28. In this post we will cover exactly how to accomplish it. Installing First thing is to download the latest... read more

Using Bluefish as Your Web Editor

Introduction Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and web developers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages. Bluefish is not a WYSIWYG editor but, it is a good programming editor that you can quickly create. Bluefish is a multi-platform application that runs on most desktop operating systems... read more

How To Uninstall Programs Using PowerShell

PowerShell is just one of those tools for Windows that continues to get better and better in uses you find on a day to day basis. One such tedious task is uninstalling programs. Wouldn’t it be awesome to create a script to automate this for many or even one system? In this post we will cover how to get a list of installed programs and how to remove one at a time or many at once. Using PowerShell to... read more

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