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Ubuntu Preview on WSL Brings Ubuntu Daily Builds to Windows

It's now much easier to try Ubuntu daily builds on Windows 10 and 11 using the Ubuntu Preview on WSL app recently added to the Microsoft Store.

11 May 2022

A ‘Fluent’ Icon Theme for Linux Desktops

If you're a fan of Microsoft's 'Fluent' design aesthetic check out this icon theme for Linux desktops, which is inspired by icons used in Windows 11.

5 January 2022
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Microsoft Edge Has a Secret Linux Easter Egg

Did you know that Microsoft Edge for Linux has a hidden easter egg featuring Tux, the Linux mascot? I certainly until didn’t until today — but it does! You probably know about Google Chrome’s dino […]

25 November 2021
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Download Now: Microsoft Edge for Linux is Finally Stable

Microsoft Edge for Linux is now stable, more than a year of active development and a five-month beta programme. More details and download link inside.

29 October 2021

Microsoft Office 2021 Includes Better Support for LibreOffice Files

We’re used to hearing that the latest versions of out favourite open-source office suites come with better support for Microsoft Office files, but the other way around? That’s a little less common, but it’s happening. […]

3 October 2021

Hot Topic: Why Windows 11 Could Be Good News for Ubuntu

Windows 11 has a new set of features and a new set of requirements. Devices older than 6 years old can't run Windows 11. We think it's a chance for Linux.

24 June 2021
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How to Install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 20.04 & Above

Visual Studio Code is a powerful and popular open source code editor from Microsoft. In this post I show you how to install VSCode on Ubuntu 20.04 and up.

24 June 2021

Microsoft Demos GUI Linux Apps Running on Windows 10

Ever wanted to run desktop Linux apps on Windows 10? Microsoft's WSL engineering team are making this strange marriage a reality, as this demo video shows!

21 April 2021

Linux Kernel 5.4 is Rolling Out Via Windows Update

Using Windows Subsystem for Linux 2? If so, you may be interested to know that a new Linux kernel is available to install through Windows Update. Yes — writing that sentence feels very weird! Canonical’s […]

18 February 2021
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First Look: We Go Hands on With Microsoft Edge for Linux

We install Microsoft Edge for Linux using the developer build that's now available and share our early thoughts. Want to try Edge? Read on to learn how.

20 October 2020
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WSL 2 is Getting Tighter Windows/Linux Integration

Microsoft has dished up new details on future WSL 2 improvements, and it includes the ability to mount and physical Linux filesystems like EXT4 in Windows.

10 September 2020
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Microsoft Make it Easier to Install WSL on Windows 10

Microsoft is making it easier to install WSL on Windows 10 on systems where the feature isn't currently enabled. Fittingly: it now takes a single command.

17 June 2020