Windows Insiders can now try out Bash on Windows 10


Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 14316 to Insiders. The latest build includes a tonne of new features, including Bash on Windows. Yep, if you are a developer, you can now try out Bash on Windows 10 without even having to get Linux or buying a Mac. Microsoft stated:

Run native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows: In this build, you can natively run Bash in Windows as announced last week at Build 2016. To do this, you first need to turn on Developer Mode via Settings > Update & security > For developers. Then search for “Windows Features” and choose “Turn Windows features on or off” and enable Windows Subsystem for Linux (Beta). To get Bash installed, open Command Prompt and type “bash”. For more details, see this blog post.

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