Make Command Not Found on Linux

The make tool in Linux is used to build and compile programs from source files. The utility takes instructions for compilation from the makefile. In some Linux distributions, the make command is not installed by default (for example, in Linux CentOS 8), so when you run the build command, you will see an error:

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Install and Configure NFS Client on Windows

The Network File System (NFS) client is not installed by default on Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012R2 and Windows 11/10 desktop versions. To install it, open the Server Manager and select Add Roles and Features -> Client for NFS.

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USB Devices Passthrough over IP Network on Windows with Usbipd-win

The inability to pass through a connected USB device from a Hyper-V host to a virtual machine is one of the major shortcomings of the Microsoft hypervisor. You can use the open-source project usbipd-win to solve this problem ( The usbipd-win utility allows you to pass through (redirect USB device or key including HASP) over the network from a Windows host to any Hyper-V virtual machine, remote computer running Linux, Windows, or WSL2.

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How to Rename a Domain Controller in Active Directory?

If you try to rename an Active Directory domain controller the way you rename domain member computers/servers (by using the sysdm.cpl console or the Rename-Computer PowerShell cmdlet)), a warning will appear:

Domain controllers cannot be moved from one domain to another, they must first be demoted. Renaming this domain controller may cause it to become temporarily unavailable to users and computers. For information on renaming domain controllers, including alternate renaming methods, see Renaming a Domain Controller ( To continue renaming this domain controller, click OK.

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Fix Invalid Virtual Machine Status on VMware ESXi

I encounter strange virtual machines with Invalid (Unknown) status on VMware ESXi hosts on several occasions. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to troubleshoot and fix the invalid state of virtual machines from the VMware ESXi command line.

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Set Proxy for APT on Ubuntu/Debian

Proxy servers (such as the Squid proxy) are often used in corporate networks to provide access to the Internet for internal devices. In order for your internal Ubuntu/Debian hosts to be able to install and update deb packages from external repositories, you need to configure the proxy settings for the APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) package manager. This article describes how to configure proxy connection settings for APT.

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Get MSI Package Parameters for Silent Installation

If you are installing the MSI package in silent mode (using the /qn switch), you can set additional application installation options on the command line. Developers can add additional (hidden) installation options to MSI packages that are only configured in the GUI when the application is installed. This article shows you how to get all the command line installation options available for an MSI package on Windows.

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