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Manipulate Windows Registry from the Command Line

The Registry Editor, or regedit.exe, allows the import and export of Windows registry entry files from the command line. It’s usage though, could prove to be a bit restrictive from the command line. From Windows XP edition onwards, Microsoft has included another command line tool called REG, or reg.exe. This tool is able perform almost all the tasks as it’s GUI counterpart – regedit.exe.

Recursive FTP from the Command Line

The default command line ftp client in most UNIX distributions do not support recursive downloads, even though recursive downloads is a basic feature in most GUI based ftp clients. But if you do not have access to the X-Windows or GUI, there are alternative ways to achieve the same result from the command line.