Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18990 (20H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. IMPORTANT: As is normal with pre-release builds, these builds may contain bugs that might be painful for some. If you take this flight, you won’t be able to switch Slow or Release Preview rings without […]
A new Windows insiders build has just released, and it contains some hot off the press features for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)! We’ve added the ability to access Linux networking applications in a WSL 2 distro from Windows with localhost,
In an earlier blog post, Take your Linux development experience in Windows to the next level with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Visual Studio Code Remote, we introduced an overview of the VS Code Remote – WSL extension, which simplifies Linux development on Windows Subsystem on Linux (WSL).
We’re excited to announce starting today you can try WSL 2 by installing Windows build 18917 in the Insider Fast ring! In this blog post we’ll cover how to get started, the new wsl.exe commands, and some important tips. Full documentation about WSL 2 is available on our docs page.
Three months ago, we announced that the Windows Subsystem for Linux will be able to access Linux files from Windows in the blog post: What’s new for WSL in Windows 10 version 1903, and in today’s post we will be showing you how we made these changes possible.
A Linux (WSL) distribution for developers and system administrators who don’t have time to fuss about.- Use on machines where corporate IT overlords mandate Windows.- Easier to install, use, and maintain than CygWin.- Native command-line UNIX tools: rsync, tar, vim, grep, sed, awk, and so much more.- Developers can mirror Linux server environments without the overhead of a virtual machine.- Learn Linux without the additional complexity of setting up a dual-boot system or virtual machine.- Free (as in speech) and free (as in beer).