Official Windows 7 support ends on January 14, 2020 for regular desktop users and no further security patches or exploit fixes will be released for free.
Canonical has announced it will be a ‘featured sponsor’ of WSLConf, taking place at Microsoft HQ in March next year. WSLConf is the first Linux-related conference to be hosted by Microsoft and, if you hadn’t […]
Windows Terminal panes and tab reordering are two new features the open source command line tool picks up in its latest release, Windows Terminal 0.7.
Microsoft Edge for Linux is coming next year, Redmond has announced. Microsoft announced the Linux build on stage at the Ignite 2019 conference.
Linus Torvalds was asked if he thinks there's anything to fear from Microsoft's recent embrace of all things Linux and open source — this is what he said.
Microsoft Edge for Linux could soon be a reality, with Microsoft Edge devs launching a Linux web development survey to gather feedback on the idea.
Microsoft has released an open source font called 'Cascadia Code' designed for 'command line experiences and code editors'. The font is free to download.
WSLConf is set to take place in March 2020 on Microsoft's campus. A community-led event, WSLConf will feature presentations and workshops.
Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing exFAT support to the Linux kernel, with code contributed licensed under GPLv2. This is huge, unexpected, yet very welcome #opensource news. Microsoft’s exFAT file system is prevalent throughout a […]
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.
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".
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 […]