There has been chatter in the runup to Build 2016 about Linux and how it's going to work with Windows 10, and during the opening keynote we got the official announcement: The Bash shell is coming to Windows.
This isn't cross-compiled, it isn't a virtual machine, as Microsoft proudly announced on stage. This is the real, proper Bash on Windows 10. Microsoft has partnered with Canonical to include native Ubuntu binaries in the OS, and it can be downloaded directly from the Windows Store. You'll get access to native APIs, File System, VT100 and SSH support, as it brings "the power of open source command line tools to Windows."
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