A new distro of Linux will soon be available that makes your system look like Windows 10X. It will feature a centralized Start Menu and an overall look that resembles Microsoft's upcoming operating system.
If you have a regular need to set up a WSL environment or you're just diligent about creating backups, there's a good probability you've been creating exports of your distributions. When you want to use one of these, here's how you import one.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux is a seriously powerful tool and while it's easy to be up and running from scratch in minutes, if you rely on it you'll be wanting to make sure you take backups. Fortunately, with the built in export and import tools, backing up and running from a backup is super simple to do. Here's what you need to know.
The presence of a Microsoft repo on the official Raspberry Pi OS has made a bit of a fuss among its community, with a decent number of people disagreeing with it being there and with how it was added. Fortunately, it's easy enough to turn off. Here's how.
There's controversy brewing in the Linux world with the news emerging that a Microsoft repo has been silently added to Raspberry Pi OS without consent. The official reason seems linked to Visual Studio Code, but it's fair to say very few are happy about it.
File systems on your PCs drives perhaps aren't your first thought but if you move between operating systems and you have a drive used with Linux it might well be in Ext4. This means you can't use it in Windows 10, and reformatting isn't totally straightforward. Here's what to do.
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WSL is an incredible tool built into Windows 10 and while you're probably using it to run some hefty Linux loads, there are some incredibly useful commands you should know about to interact with it from PowerShell.
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WSL2 is a significant upgrade over the initial version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux but installing it requires a bit of process. Whether you have WSL currently running or not, here's everything you need to know about installing and setting it up.
Microsoft Edge is now available in preview for Linux, and by extension, Chrome OS. Thanks to the built in Linux container, Chromebook users can download and install Microsoft Edge alongside Google Chrome with only one real caveat.
Canonical has released the latest version of Ubuntu, 20.10 Groovy Gorilla, and you can definitely get it installed on your Windows 10 PC with WSL. It's not being released through the Microsoft Store, but with a few commands in the terminal you can get upgraded with ease. Here's what you need to know.
PowerShell is now open source and cross-platform with versions on both Mac and Linux. In this guide we'll walk you through getting PowerShell installed on Linux and used either alongside or as your default shell.
Linux users will soon be able to jump on the Edge bandwagon as Microsoft has announced that the browser will be made available in preview next month. The company says that Edge on Linux has been requested by IT pros and developers to help with testing websites, but any Linux user will be able to use Edge on Linux if they wish.
Microsoft's support of Linux continues to grow and if you're in need of using Microsoft Teams you're in luck. Microsoft now has a native desktop client available to install and getting started is a breeze.