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Windows Package Manager 1.2
Windows Package Manager 1.2
We've been busy improving the Windows Package Manager. Today I have the pleasure of announcing the availability of Windows Package Manager 1.2. It has been released to the Microsoft Store as an automatic update to the "App Installer" this morning if you're running Windows 10 (1809+) or Windows 11. ARM64 Support We've been working to ...
Windows Terminal Preview 1.13 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.13 Release
Welcome to the first Windows Terminal release of 2022! This release will add the new features below to Windows Terminal Preview 1.13 and migrate Windows Terminal to version 1.12, which includes all of the features from this previous blog post. The Windows Terminal 1.12 build will be released through the Windows Insider Program before being ...
Windows Wednesday
Windows Wednesday
Hey everyone! We have an exciting new web show planned to launch next year called Windows Wednesday that we'd love to tell you more about. 🙂 What is Windows Wednesday? Windows Wednesday is a weekly 30-minute live web show where we'll talk about anything related to Windows. We'll invite subject matter experts to talk about their tools ...
Connecting USB devices to WSL
Connecting USB devices to WSL
I’m a software engineer building tooling for Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code to support C++ embedded device development. These physical devices typically connect to a computer over USB, but we discovered we couldn’t use WSL to test our tools on Linux because it does not support USB. We weren’t alone — support for connecting ...
OneAPI/L0, OpenVINO and OpenCL coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux for Intel GPUs
OneAPI/L0, OpenVINO and OpenCL coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux for Intel GPUs
We are happy to announce, that in partnership with Intel, we are bringing support for hardware accelerated OneAPI/L0, OpenVINO and OpenCL on Intel GPUs to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Support for these APIs in WSL further increases the choices of compute APIs available to developers and ensures the best performance and functionality...
Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 is here and it's HUGE! This release adds the new features below to Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 and adds the features from this previous blog post to Windows Terminal 1.11. Windows Terminal 1.11 will also be receiving the Defaults page in the settings UI along with the default terminal functionality. You can ...
A preview of WSL in the Microsoft Store is now available!
A preview of WSL in the Microsoft Store is now available!
The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) preview is now available in the Microsoft Store as a store application for Windows 11 machines! Installing WSL through the store will allow you to get the latest WSL updates and features faster, and without needing to modify your Windows version. Read on to see how that’s possible and what this means for...
Windows Package Manager 1.1
Windows Package Manager 1.1
I’m excited to share some great news. We’re releasing Windows Package Manager 1.1. We’ve squashed some annoying bugs and added some highly anticipated features. The Windows Package Manager is being released to Windows 10 (build 1809 and newer) and Windows 11 as an automatic update via the Microsoft Store. The moment we’ve been waiting ...