Windows Subsystem for Linux
Hackers are testing techniques for using Windows Subsystem for Linux to hack PCs
BlackLotusLabs reports that hackers have started developing and testing methods of using Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux, which offers a Linux command shell for Windows PCs, to compromise Windows installations. The s...
Tool converts Linux Docker images to Windows Subsystem for Linux
Windows Subsystem for Linux allows admins to access Linux-based tools directly from Windows, but not every Linux distribution is available via the Microsoft Store. A new tool is now available called EasyWSL can convert almost any ...
Windows 10 can now run Linux GUI apps using Windows Subsystem for Linux
Microsoft today announced that Linux GUI apps can now run on Windows 10 using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Using this feature, you can run any GUI application that might only exist in Linux, or to run your own applications o...
Windows Subsystem for Linux started as Project Astoria on Windows Phone
The development of Windows Subsystem for Linux was heralded as Microsoft’s Road to Damascus moment when the company finally gave up the fight against Linux and saw it as a tool rather than an enemy. Interestingly however the...
Build 2019 Roundup: Windows Terminal, Microsoft Edge and more!
Microsoft held its annual developer conference named Build in 2019 from 6th-8th May 2019 in Seattle, WA. We were there to witness all the major announcements in person and covered them first on MSPoweruser.com. Though this year, B...
Future version of Windows 10 lets you browse your Linux subsystem files
Yesterday Microsoft surprised us by releasing a Windows 10 20H1 build, which according to Microsoft’s changelog contained only a few minor fixes. One unheralded change was however noticed by Windows Subsystem for Linux u...
Flatpaks is now available for Windows 10 but via workaround
Popular application virtualization software for Linux has finally made it’s way to Windows 10 devices. The software allows Linux users to create a sandbox environment to test applications that might harm the computer. The s...
Windows Subsystem for Linux now available in Windows Server Insider builds
Microsoft today announced that the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is available for Windows Server as well. This will allow anyone to run tools they use in Linux environments alongside Cmd and PowerShell. Developers can try this...
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and openSUSE are now on the Windows Store
At Build 2017 in May, Microsoft announced that it’s bringing Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora to the Windows Store for Windows 10 PCs. Today, SUSE has released the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and openSUSE Leap 42 on the Wi...
SUSE Linux and Fedora Linux now supported on Windows Subsystem for Linux
At last year’s Build developer conference, Microsoft first announced the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that enables developers to run native Ubuntu user-mode console binaries through the Bash shell in Windows 10. At this...