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 […]
Microsoft today announced developers can now sideload custom Linux distributions to the Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux (WSL.)
Today’s Windows Insider build included a lot of new features, but Windows Defender and Subsystem for Linux also see some improvements.
Windows Subsystem for Linux is exiting beta and will be a fully supported Windows 10 feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.