Articles Tagged windows

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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 […]

Thursday
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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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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
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Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019
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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

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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Ubuntu is now available on the Windows Store

Ubuntu is now available to install on Windows 10 as an "app", making it easier for developers to access their favourite Linux tools while working on Windows.

10 July 2017
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Two Popular Open-Source Apps Are Now Available in the Windows Store

Two of the most celebrated open-source applications are now available on the Windows Store, though one comes with a £7.49/$9.79 price tag attached.

18 June 2017

How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 USB on Ubuntu

Learn how to create a bootable Windows 10 USB on Ubuntu or other Linux distros using a USB writing tool called 'WoeUSB'. Spoiler alert: it's easy.

16 June 2017
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It’s Now Super Easy to Make Ubuntu Look like Windows

It's easy to make Ubuntu look like Windows 10 on Ubuntu 17.04 thanks to UKUI, a MATE-based desktop environment created by Ubuntu Kylin.

17 April 2017
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Android Beats Windows, Now Officially The World’s Most Popular OS

Android is now the world's most popular operating system, having beaten Microsoft Windows in worldwide marketshare for the very first time.

3 April 2017
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Chrome OS Has Double the Marketshare of Regular Linux in USA

Chrome OS marketshare is more than double that of traditional GNU/Linux in the USA, data from a web analytics company shows.

8 March 2017