WSL Tweaks

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The following is a list of modifications I made to the Windows Subsystem for Linux on my W10 box in my testlab:

To Resolve:

  1. Suppress the MOTD (Message of the day prompt) for when I ssh into the box:

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    sudo su
    touch ~/.hushlogin
    #sudo run-parts /etc/update-motd.d/
    
    • Gets rid of:
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    Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-17134-Microsoft x86_64)
    
    * Documentation:  https://help.ubuntu.com
    * Management:     https://landscape.canonical.com
    * Support:        https://ubuntu.com/advantage
    
    System information as of Wed May  8 14:31:38 DST 2019
    
    System load:    0.52      Memory usage: 35%   Processes:       10
    Usage of /home: unknown   Swap usage:   0%    Users logged in: 0
    
    => There were exceptions while processing one or more plugins. See
       /var/log/landscape/sysinfo.log for more information.
    
    
    Get cloud support with Ubuntu Advantage Cloud Guest:
       http://www.ubuntu.com/business/services/cloud
    
    4 packages can be updated.
    0 updates are security updates.
    
    
    
    The programs included with the Ubuntu system are free software;
    the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the
    individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright.
    
    Ubuntu comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by
    applicable law.
    
  2. Create shortcut.txt as a reference for when I run updates. Need to learn me some aliases someday.

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    sudo -- sh -c 'apt-get update; apt-get upgrade -y; apt-get dist-upgrade -y; apt-get autoremove -y; apt-get autoclean -y'
    
  3. Edit ~/.vimrc

    • add colo desert
    • add syntax on
    • add set background=dark
  4. Edit ~/.inputrc

    • add set bell-style none - see here how this doesn’t help much
  5. Edit ~/.bashrc

    • add cd /mnt/c/scripts/ to the bottom
    • add the following to the bottom:
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    LS_COLORS='rs=0:di=1;35:ln=01;36:mh=00:pi=40;33:so=01;35:do=01;35:bd=40;33;01:cd=40;33;01:or=40;31;01:su=37;41:sg=30;43:ca=30;41:tw=30;42:ow=34;42:st=37;44:ex=01;32:*.tar=01;31:*.tgz=01;31:*.arj=01;31:*.taz=01;31:*.lzh=01;31:*.lzma=01;31:*.tlz=01;31:*.txz=01;31:*.zip=01;31:*.z=01;31:*.Z=01;31:*.dz=01;31:*.gz=01;31:*.lz=01;31:*.xz=01;31:*.bz2=01;31:*.bz=01;31:*.tbz=01;31:*.tbz2=01;31:*.tz=01;31:*.deb=01;31:*.rpm=01;31:*.jar=01;31:*.war=01;31:*.ear=01;31:*.sar=01;31:*.rar=01;31:*.ace=01;31:*.zoo=01;31:*.cpio=01;31:*.7z=01;31:*.rz=01;31:*.jpg=01;35:*.jpeg=01;35:*.gif=01;35:*.bmp=01;35:*.pbm=01;35:*.pgm=01;35:*.ppm=01;35:*.tga=01;35:*.xbm=01;35:*.xpm=01;35:*.tif=01;35:*.tiff=01;35:*.png=01;35:*.svg=01;35:*.svgz=01;35:*.mng=01;35:*.pcx=01;35:*.mov=01;35:*.mpg=01;35:*.mpeg=01;35:*.m2v=01;35:*.mkv=01;35:*.webm=01;35:*.ogm=01;35:*.mp4=01;35:*.m4v=01;35:*.mp4v=01;35:*.vob=01;35:*.qt=01;35:*.nuv=01;35:*.wmv=01;35:*.asf=01;35:*.rm=01;35:*.rmvb=01;35:*.flc=01;35:*.avi=01;35:*.fli=01;35:*.flv=01;35:*.gl=01;35:*.dl=01;35:*.xcf=01;35:*.xwd=01;35:*.yuv=01;35:*.cgm=01;35:*.emf=01;35:*.axv=01;35:*.anx=01;35:*.ogv=01;35:*.ogx=01;35:*.aac=00;36:*.au=00;36:*.flac=00;36:*.mid=00;36:*.midi=00;36:*.mka=00;36:*.mp3=00;36:*.mpc=00;36:*.ogg=00;36:*.ra=00;36:*.wav=00;36:*.axa=00;36:*.oga=00;36:*.spx=00;36:*.xspf=00;36:';
    export LS_COLORS
    

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