Some Basic Coolness
- Like on the Unix shell you no longer have to type in /Users/myname/<
wheate ver> instead you'd be like in the familiar Unix environment like..
cd~ works a u end g ret y sou t yoo / ur a/< c c> ount cd~/Downloads works!
opworks lsworks (this is an alias so cannot go too fancy like ls - lR)
- From there if you
do "open ." thenyou can open the Explorer at that directory.
- You can now Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V if you just enable them. Right click the title bar of the PowerShell window for the Properties. Then open the Options menu and look for "Enable Ctrl key shortcuts." This was added in Windows 8
Some Peculiar Stuff
- If you want to see environment vari
ables, use "printenv"
- One issue with environment variable. For example, let's say you want to use $JAVA_HOME as in MacOS, then you nee
dto do $env :JAVA_HOME I don't really like this, but so there