Articles Tagged windows

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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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You Can Now Install the Windows Calculator App on Linux

Want to use the Windows calculator app on your Linux desktop? Well, now you can. This unexpected app port is arrives courtesy of the Uno Platform. They took the source code for Windows’s default Calculator […]

15 October 2020

How to Install WSL 2 on Windows 10 (Updated)

If you want to try out the improved Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (aka WSL 2) in the latest Windows versions here’s how — we cover everything you need to do to install it in […]

6 June 2020
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Microsoft’s Open Source Terminal App Hits Version 1.0

Microsoft's Windows Terminal app has hit version 1.0. The open source app is available to install on Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store and on GitHub.

19 May 2020
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KDE Connect is Being Ported to Windows 10

Last week we reported on the progress made by a GSoC student on KDE Connect for Mac. This week we bring word on a new KDE Connect Windows port.

22 July 2019
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The KDE ISO Image Writer is Coming to Windows

Windows users will soon have another way to create a live, bootable USB drive of their fave Linux distribution. A KDE ISO writer tool for Windows desktops is being developed as part of the Google […]

1 July 2019
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Microsoft Makes It Easier to Try the Open Source Windows Terminal App

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.

23 June 2019
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Linux Mint Vs Windows 10 Speed Test [Infographic]

Is Linux Mint faster than Windows 10 when run on the same laptop, launching the same apps? Check out the results of these speed tests to find out!

19 June 2019
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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 […]

13 June 2019
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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