Windows: Start an Windows APP from command line


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this post describes how to start a Windows App from command line. Windows Apps cannot be started by calling the exe file in the C:\program files\WindowsApps\xxx folder. This can/must be done my using the explorer.exe.

The Syntax is


C:\> explorer.exe shell:appsFolder\%PackageFamilyNameOfTheApp%!%AppId%

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MQTT: Publish topics from command line

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the mosquitto MQTT broker also consists of some command line tools to publish or subscribe topics from a shell.

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Powershell: Export/Convert a X509 Certificate to pem format

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powershell respectively the .NET framework does not offer a method to export a X509 certificate in PEM format. The pem format is a Base64 encoded view from the raw data with a header and a footer.

An example to export the machine certificate (with Thumbprint: 1C0381278083E3CB026E46A7FF09FC4B79543D) of an computer
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Linux: Install LAMP Stack on Debian 10 (Buster)

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this post describes the steps to install a lamp stack on debian linux. This is the base for many content management systems like Joomla, WordPress or Drupal.
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VMware: Upgrade VMware tools without reboot

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by default when upgrading the VMware tools of an VM and a reboot is requested the VM autmatically reboots after installation.
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