A Unix Person's Guide to PowerShell
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A Unix Person's Guide to PowerShell

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A Unix person's guide to Windows PowerShell.

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Table of Contents

  • About
  • Introduction to PowerShell for Unix people
    • Resources for learning PowerShell
    • unix-like aliases
    • the pipeline
    • get-help, get-command, get-member
    • Functions
    • Footnotes
  • commands summary
  • commands detail - a
    • alias (list all the aliases)
    • alias (set an alias)
    • apropos
  • commands detail - b
    • basename
  • commands detail - c
    • cal
    • cd
    • clear
    • cp
    • cp -R
  • commands detail - d
    • date
    • df -k
    • dirname
    • du
  • commands detail - e
    • echo
    • echo -n
    • egrep
    • egrep -i
    • egrep -v
    • egrep ‘this|that’
    • | egrep -i sql
    • env
    • errpt
    • export PS1=”$ “
  • commands detail - f
    • find
    • for
  • commands detail - g
  • commands detail - h
    • head
    • history
    • history | egrep -i ls
    • hostname
  • commands detail - i
    • if-then-else
    • if [ -f “$FileName” ]
    • Footnotes
  • commands detail - j
  • commands detail - k
    • kill
  • commands detail - l
    • locate
    • ls
    • lsusb
  • commands detail - m
    • mailx
    • man
    • man -k
    • more
    • mv
    • Footnotes
  • commands detail - n
  • commands detail - o
  • commands detail - p
    • ps
    • ps -ef | grep firefox
    • pwd
  • commands detail - q
  • commands detail - r
    • read -p
    • rm
  • commands detail - s
    • script
    • sleep
    • sort
    • sort -u
    • sql
  • commands detail - t
    • tail
    • tail -f
    • tee
    • time
    • touch - create an empty file
    • touch - update the modified date
  • commands detail - u
    • unalias
    • uname
    • uptime
  • commands detail - v
  • commands detail - w
    • wc -l
    • whoami
    • whence or type
  • commands detail - x
  • commands detail - y
  • commands detail - z
  • commands detail - non-alphabetical
  • Todo
    • for future versions

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