Articles Tagged windows 10

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Must Read: Microsoft Put a Real Linux Kernel Inside Windows 10

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) sees Microsoft ship a real Linux kernel inside Windows 10 as part of its developer-focused feature set.

6 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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Microsoft Adds More Features to Windows Subsystem for Linux

A slate of improvements to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) feature in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.  Microsoft has shared details on a number of key bug fixes and useful new features that WSL […]

6 November 2018

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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Err, You Can Run Nautilus File Manager on Windows 10 [Video]

Y’know, maybe GNOME developers are right about needing to remove the desktop feature from Nautilus. Because, as you’ll see in the video below, GNOME Files (aka Nautilus, because I’m never not going to call it Nautilus) […]

23 January 2018
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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

Windows 10 S Won’t Let Users Install Linux Distros

Microsoft has confirmed that users of Windows 10 S, a feature-limited version on Windows 10, won't be able to install Linux distros from the Windows Store.

25 May 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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GPD Pocket, the 7-Inch Ubuntu Laptop, Has Raised $700k in 24 Hours

The GPD Pocket has only been live on IndieGoGo for 24 hours, but it's has already amassed a staggering $700,000 — $500,000 more than it was seeking!

16 February 2017

Microsoft Has Joined the Linux Foundation (No, Really!)

Microsoft has joined the Linux Foundation.  No, you don’t need to rub yours eyes: we did just write that. The company says it is “joining the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member to better collaborate […]

16 November 2016