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posted by martyb on Sunday March 15 2020, @03:28AM   Printer-friendly
from the EEE? dept.

Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux is coming to all Windows 10 users (archive):

You won't have to be a tester to try Windows 10's new, built-in Linux kernel in the near future. Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 will be widely available when Windows 10 version 2004 arrives. You'll have to install it manually for a "few months" until an update adds automatic installs and updates, but that's a small price to pay if you want Linux and Windows to coexist in peace and harmony. It'll be easier to set up, at least -- the kernel will now be delivered through Windows Update instead of forcing you to install an entire Windows image.

Embrace, Extend... Excite!

Windows blog post.

Previously: Windows 10 Will Soon Ship with a Full, Open Source, GPLed Linux Kernel

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday March 15 2020, @02:15PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday March 15 2020, @02:15PM (#971562)

    Why would Microsoft do that? Graphically, the Windows desktop services are much better than Linux'. It's the command line where Microsoft is lacking.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday March 15 2020, @05:04PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday March 15 2020, @05:04PM (#971617)

    m$ is ALWAYS out for money. the first and formost consideration is always to make more money.
    this, ofc, doesn't always jive with what the user deserves.
    m$ "putting in" linux isn't about anything but tying a thin thread at their previously "star windows users" like a clingy gf or bf because they accidentally installed linux, liked it and are jumping ship. ofc m$ will never learn: money ruleZ the world in their book ... let go already!