Linux Subsystem for Windows (WSL): how to hide the error “cannot read symbolic link: Permission denied” in the Bash shell.

Since some days I started to play with the Linux Subsystem for Windows: let me state it clear: I love the native Microsoft foundation of Windows and I try this only to keep me aligned 🙂 Anyway, after having installed the WSL and Ubunt as “distribution”, I found that once I hit an “ls” or … Continue reading Linux Subsystem for Windows (WSL): how to hide the error “cannot read symbolic link: Permission denied” in the Bash shell.

Problem with Swashbuckle.AspNetCore.Swagger & .NET Core 3.1

Today I was working on a sample Asp.NET Core 3.1 WebAPI project I wrote some time ago which uses the library Swashbuckle.AspNetCore.Swagger. I opened Visual Studio and without taking too much care, I updated all the NuGet Dependecies. I forgot to not have toggled the option to use the pre-release version: first “error”. Anyway, I … Continue reading Problem with Swashbuckle.AspNetCore.Swagger & .NET Core 3.1

Not disruptive name changing of the Windows user profile path

Each time I configure a new PC, when I’m asked I do my login with my Microsoft Account (which BTW is great!). The thing is, that my local profile is created with the name “genna” and this sounds (and looks!) ugly to an italian eye 🙂 The point is then how to change or better … Continue reading Not disruptive name changing of the Windows user profile path

How to change the Visual Studio Installer language

Some weeks ago I installed Visual Studio 2019 in a certain language, not English, great idea? Not really, in case of problem it’s of course more complicated to found information (despite the really good official Microsoft Documentation). So I thought to change the Language. So far so good, run the setup, install the language Pack … Continue reading How to change the Visual Studio Installer language

Porting .NET Core 2.x app to .NET Core 3.1

During the past week I needed to upgrade a small project based on .NET Core 2.x to the new .NET Core 3.1. I need to say that the overall process was not completely painless but in less than 1 hour I could compile and publish on Azure my solution. I had to do some changes … Continue reading Porting .NET Core 2.x app to .NET Core 3.1