Ever wanted to run desktop Linux apps on Windows 10? Microsoft's WSL engineering team are making this strange marriage a reality, as this demo video shows!
Using Windows Subsystem for Linux 2? If so, you may be interested to know that a new Linux kernel is available to install through Windows Update. Yes — writing that sentence feels very weird! Canonical’s […]
Microsoft has dished up new details on future WSL 2 improvements, and it includes the ability to mount and physical Linux filesystems like EXT4 in Windows.
Microsoft is making it easier to install WSL on Windows 10 on systems where the feature isn't currently enabled. Fittingly: it now takes a single command.
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.
Dream of being able to run your favourite Linux apps on the Windows 10 desktop? Me neither, but Microsoft is going ahead and doing it anyway in WSL 2.
Canonical has announced it will be a ‘featured sponsor’ of WSLConf, taking place at Microsoft HQ in March next year. WSLConf is the first Linux-related conference to be hosted by Microsoft and, if you hadn’t […]
Windows Terminal panes and tab reordering are two new features the open source command line tool picks up in its latest release, Windows Terminal 0.7.
WSLConf is set to take place in March 2020 on Microsoft's campus. A community-led event, WSLConf will feature presentations and workshops.
A new meta-package available in Ubuntu helps the Linux distro integrate more closely with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Windows 10.
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 […]
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 […]