Now both Windows 10 and Linux can run on the Apple M1 processor (with tutorial)
We wrote earlier about developer Alex Graf’s successful efforts to get Windows 10 to run on his new Apple M1 powered Macbook. At the time his work was simply a proof of concept, but over the last 2 weeks, his efforts have be...
You can now download Microsoft Edge preview builds for Linux
Microsoft today announced the availability of Microsoft Edge preview builds for Linux. With this release, Microsoft Edge is now available for all major desktop and mobile platforms. If you are running Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and o...
Windows Calculator ported to Linux using Uno Platform
Last year Microsoft open sources the modern Windows 10 Calculator and today the app showed up on Linux, courtesy of the Uno Platform. The Uno Platform is a cross-platform runtime for C# and XALM and like Java is supposed to make c...
How to access Linux files with Windows Explorer in Windows 10
Microsoft today announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20211 to Insiders in the Dev Channel. This new Insider build brings a new feature that will allow anyone to access Linux file systems that aren’t natively...
Microsoft ports ProcMon to Linux, now available in preview
by Sean Chan
In the last couple of years, Microsoft has grown close to the idea of open-source software and the company has made some important contributions to the open-source community. About two years ago, Microsoft ported ProcDump to Linux...
3.5 million Windows Subsystem for Linux users can now use GPU Compute from Linux on Windows
Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) enables Windows users to run native, unmodified Linux command-line tools directly on Windows. WSL was announced 4 years ago, at Microsoft Build 2016, and Microsoft says it now ru...
You can now run Linux apps on Windows using latest WSL update
Microsoft today announced a major update for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). This update adds support for hardware acceleration, enabling Linux GUI apps to run directly on Windows. This allows anyone to easily run their favorit...
Microsoft Azure Arc will support OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
During Ignite 2019 keynote last year, Microsoft announced Azure Arc that brings Azure services and management to any infrastructure. With Azure Arc, you can manage Linux and Windows servers, as well as Kubernetes clusters on any i...
Analysis shows over the last decade Windows 10 had fewer vulnerabilities than Linux, Mac OS X and Android
An analysis of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Vulnerability Database has shown that, if the number of vulnerabilities is any indication of exploitability, Windows 10 appears to be a lot safer than ...
Microsoft announces PowerShell 7, the latest major update to PowerShell
Microsoft today announced the general availability of PowerShell 7, the latest major update to PowerShell automation tool and configuration framework. With PowerShell Core 6 last year, PowerShell became a cross-platform framework ...