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Windows Subsystem for Linux

Oct 19th, 2018, by in How-To

In 2016, Microsoft made a stunning announcement during its annual Build developers conference: it was bringing the Linux shell Bash to the Windows desktop* as a first-class citizen. The initial branding of “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows” obscured a lot of the underlying technology though – what Microsoft really engineered is a way to layer […]

Mar 26th, 2018, by in Latest news

Microsoft today announced developers can now sideload custom Linux distributions to the Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux (WSL.)

Mar 6th, 2018, by in Latest news

The popular Debian Linux distribution has also become available in the Microsoft Store on Windows 10.

Dec 19th, 2017, by in Latest news

Today’s Windows Insider build included a lot of new features, but Windows Defender and Subsystem for Linux also see some improvements.

Jul 29th, 2017, by in Latest news

Windows Subsystem for Linux is exiting beta and will be a fully supported Windows 10 feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Sep 28th, 2016, by in Latest news

Changes will be coming to the to Windows Subsystem for Linux in upcoming Windows 10 Insider builds.

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