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Windows Terminal, Console and Command-Line, Windows Subsystem for Linux, WSL

Windows Terminal Preview 1.8 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.8 Release
Welcome back to another release of Windows Terminal! This release updates Windows Terminal Preview to version 1.8 and moves Windows Terminal to version 1.7. Both builds can be installed from the Microsoft Store as well as the GitHub releases page. Let's jump into what's new! Settings UI is default in stable The settings UI now ships inside ...
Windows Terminal Preview 1.7 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.7 Release
Welcome back to another release of Windows Terminal! This release migrates Windows Terminal to version 1.6, which includes all of the features from this previous blog post except for the settings UI. Windows Terminal Preview will move to version 1.7, which includes all of the features described below. You can install both Windows Terminal and ...
Windows Terminal Preview 1.6 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.6 Release
Welcome to our first Windows Terminal release of 2021! This release brings new features to Windows Terminal Preview version 1.6 as well as moves Windows Terminal to version 1.5, which includes the features from this previous blog post. You can download both versions from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Below are some of ...
Getting Started with Windows Terminal
Getting Started with Windows Terminal
Installation Windows Terminal is available in two different builds: Windows Terminal and Windows Terminal Preview. Both builds are available for download from the Microsoft Store and from the GitHub releases page. Requirements In order to run either Windows Terminal build, your machine must be on Windows 10 1903 or later. Windows Terminal ...
Windows Terminal Preview 1.5 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.5 Release
We're back with another Windows Terminal release! Windows Terminal has moved to version 1.4 and includes the features described in the 1.4 release blog post. Windows Terminal Preview has moved to version 1.5 and includes the features described below. You can download both versions from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let'...
Distro installation added to WSL –install in Windows 10 insiders preview build 20246
Distro installation added to WSL –install in Windows 10 insiders preview build 20246
We've added automatic distro installation to wsl --install in Windows 10 insiders preview build 20246! This means that installing WSL is now easier than ever, as now when you run wsl --install all the necessary components that you need for WSL will be automatically enabled, including your specific Linux distro of choice. How to use this new ...
Windows Terminal Tips and Tricks
Windows Terminal Tips and Tricks
Windows Terminal comes with a lot of features that allow you to customize it and interact with it in a way that feels most comfortable to you. Let's run through some tips and tricks that could help you set up your terminal in a way that's perfect for you. At the time of this blog post, Windows Terminal is on version 1.3 and Windows Terminal ...
What’s new in the Windows Subsystem for Linux – September 2020
What’s new in the Windows Subsystem for Linux – September 2020
This blog post highlights the WSL updates being made over the past few months, in addition to some sneak previews of our upcoming features and future plans. WSL 2 support is now available in Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 We've heard feedback on how many users have enjoyed using WSL 2 and have made WSL 2 available to more Windows ...
Windows Terminal Preview 1.4 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.4 Release
Welcome to another release of Windows Terminal Preview and Windows Terminal! Windows Terminal Preview is now on version 1.4 and will have the new features listed below. Windows Terminal has moved to version 1.3 and will have all the features from our previous preview release. You can download both of these builds from the Microsoft Store as ...
Windows Package Manager Preview (v0.2.2521)
Windows Package Manager Preview (v0.2.2521)
We have been humbled by all the positive support for the Windows Package Manager. You have taken us from zero to over one thousand packages in six months. This is an amazing start to the beginning of an open Windows catalog. Thank you! Our newest feature is support for installing Apps from the Microsoft Store. Yes, you read that correctly. ...