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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
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Hiri Lets You Access Microsoft Exchange Accounts on Linux

Looking for a Linux email client that works with Microsoft Exchange servers, Office365 or Outlook accounts? You’re far from alone. We regularly receive emails and tweets from Ubuntu users who want to know how to […]

5 July 2017
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The Native Skype Linux App Will Stop Working July 1

If you use Skype 4.3 on Linux I've some bad news as Microsoft has said the Qt Skype Linux app will no longer work from July 1, 2017.

4 June 2017
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‘Next generation of Skype’ Unveiled, But Theres No Mention of Linux Support

Microsoft has unwrapped “the next generation of Skype”, a feature-packed update aimed at injecting youthful appeal into the venerable VoIP brand. Dubbed ‘new Skype’, Microsoft say the new version of Skype add more personalisation, more immediacy, and more intimacy […]

1 June 2017