thedotmaster wrote:I certainly can't use Windows for any serious security work. A good command-line is pretty much crucial, I find, and this certainly can't be found on Windows.
Installation of Cygwin + Quick registry hack and i have a a Win key shortcut to bash on Windows 7. So yes, all i do on Windows 7 to get a bash prompt is i press the Windows logo key, then i type "bash", press enter and bam bash prompt. I run OpenSSH (server and client) on windows installations, as i've said in a previous post Flex/Bison, rsync, scp, gcc/g++ (because i refuse to learn Windows programming
My laptop is Windows 7, my work station at work is Debian and all my work servers are FreeBSD with the exception of a windows-server-2008 as a print server because CUPS in *nix fucking sucks.
In short, fuck OS. Fashizzle pop got it right, it doesn't matter. Get something you can use, learn something, do something and STFU and smile
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