Articles Tagged microsoft

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
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Run Windows 95 on Your Desktop as a Standalone 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
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Microsoft Brings PowerShell to the Ubuntu Snap Store

It’s just got easier to install Microsoft PowerShell on Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Fedora. Microsoft has brought PowerShell Core to the Snap Store as a Snap application. The move allows Linux users and admins […]

20 July 2018
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The Linux Foundation Says We Should ‘Celebrate’ Microsoft Buying GitHub

Not everyone is thrilled by news that Microsoft is buying Github — and you might think the Linux Foundation is among them. Well, it isn’t. The head of the Linux Foundation says the Microsoft snapping up GitHub is […]

14 June 2018

GitHub’s New CEO Did a Reddit AMA, This is What He Said

It’s been a crazy week. News that Microsoft is buying GitHub shocked and stunned the developer community, with reverberations of the deal being mostly keenly felt by those involved with open source projects. Folks are (rather understandably) scared […]

9 June 2018
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Microsoft Buys GitHub and FOSS Fans Aren’t Happy

Microsoft is buying GitHub. According to a Bloomberg report Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion. The code hosting site was recently valued at $2 billion. Update: It’s now official. But should open source software […]

3 June 2018
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Microsoft’s Newest OS is Based on Linux

Microsoft loves Linux so much that its latest operating system is based on Linux. Azure Sphere OS is designed to run on embedded devices and IoT.

17 April 2018
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CrossOver 17 Lets You Run Microsoft Office 2016 on Linux

CrossOver 17 is now available. It brings support for Microsoft Office 2016 on Linux, WINE performance improvements, and a slate of bug fixes and features.

6 December 2017

Windows Subsystem for Linux Exits Beta

The Windows Subsystem for Linux has graduated from beta, and will become a 'fully supported feature' in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

30 July 2017
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Even Microsoft’s AI Chatbot ‘Zo’ Prefers Linux

Microsoft AI chatbot Zo appears to hold some interesting opinions on tech -- opinions that might leave the Redmond-based giant a little red-faced!

23 July 2017

Visual Studio Code Updated with a Slew of New Features

Microsoft has released an update to Visual Studio Code, its open-source code editor for Windows, macOS and Linux. Visual Studio Code 1.14 is a sizeable update to the Electron-based editor, and adds a slate of […]

12 July 2017