Windows Command Line

Windows Terminal, Console and Command Line, Windows Subsystem for Linux, WSL, Windows Package Manager

New post and video on WSL filesystem features

One of the most frequent questions we get about Bash/WSL is how WSL provides a Linux-compatible filesystem atop NTFS and how filesystem interop works. Well, wonder no more dear reader - in this new blog post and the video below, Sven Groot explains to Seth Juarez how WSL's filesystem support works...

New post & video on how WSL System Calls work

One of the most interesting things about the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is its ability to run unmodified Linux ELF64 binaries atop the Windows Kernel. "How?" is a question we receive regularly from many of you. Ask and ye shall receive :) In this new post, Stephen Hufnagel explains to Seth Juarez how WSL System Calls (syscalls) work...

Huge improvements to Bash on Ubuntu on Windows in Build 14361

Dona Sarkar, the new owner of the Windows Insider Big Red Release Button has just announced the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update Insiders Build 14361 to the fast-ring: Start your download engines - this is a release filled with huge improvements, too numerous to list here, but which are nicely summarized in the release email. Also ...

Feedback usabilla icon