Articles Tagged microsoft

windows terminal app

Microsoft Makes It Easier to Try the Open Source Windows Terminal App

I carry word that users can now install the new Windows Terminal app on Windows 10 direct from the Microsoft Store – no need to build the app from source.

23 June 2019
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Microsoft Devs Say Edge for Linux is “Something We’d Like to Do”

Microsoft has reiterated its desire to bring the Chromium-based Edge browser to Linux desktops, describing the task as "something we'd like to do".

14 June 2019
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Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 Now Available for Testing

Last month’s news that Microsoft is putting a real Linux kernel inside Windows 10 shocked and surprised — now the tech is ready for testing. Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (aka ‘WSL 2’) is rolling […]

13 June 2019
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CERN Ditches Microsoft to ‘Take Back Control’ with Open Source Software

CERN is known for pushing the boundaries of scientific understanding, but the research outfit's next major experiment will be with open-source software.

12 June 2019
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Take a Closer Look at Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, aka WSL 2, attracted a lot of attention when announced earlier this week, and a new video from Microsoft offers a closer look. WSL 2 is the first version of […]

10 May 2019
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Must Read: Microsoft Put a Real Linux Kernel Inside Windows 10

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) sees Microsoft ship a real Linux kernel inside Windows 10 as part of its developer-focused feature set.

6 May 2019
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Must Read: Microsoft Say Edge May Come to Linux “Eventually”

Linux builds of Microsoft Edge (the new version using Chromium) aren't available yet, but the Edge team say it's something they'd 'like to do eventually'.

9 April 2019
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WSL Update Lets You Access Linux Files in Windows Explorer

Users of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) will finally be able to access Linux files from Windows’ Explorer. Microsoft confirms that the oft-requested ability to access the Linux file system from Windows will arrive as part of […]

19 February 2019
Microsoft edge chromium and linux

With Its Switch to Chromium, Will Microsoft Edge Come to Linux?

The Microsoft Edge web browser is to be rebuilt on top of Chromium, Microsoft has said. The browser will retains its UI and support more platforms.

6 December 2018

Microsoft Announce Enhanced Version of Ubuntu 18.04 for Hyper-V

A New Hyper-V Quick Create Gallery Ubuntu 18.04 image has been released. It allows users to run Ubuntu on Windows 10 as a virtual machine.

18 September 2018
windows 95 because why???

Run Windows 95 on Your Desktop as an Electron App

Fancy running Windows 95 on your Ubuntu, macOS or Windows 10 desktop? Of course you don’t, but for some bizarre reason you now can. A developer by the name of Felix Rieseberg has resurrected Microsoft’s […]

23 August 2018
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ReactOS, the open source Windows clone, has a new release out

Open source Windows OS clone ReactOS has just made a new version available to download. Take a look at new features shipping in ReactOS 0.4.9, and learn how to download and install it for yourself.

23 July 2018