Welcome to the first of several posts that describe some of the inner workings of the Windows Console.
This post was written by Craig Loewen (our awesome 2017 summer intern), and Paul Campbell (SDE on Windows Console, Cmd, & Bash on Windows).
Settings in the Windows Console Host can be a bit tricky to understand. This is mostly because...
As of Windows 10 Insider build >= 16215, you no longer have to enable Developer Mode (Settings -> Update & Security -> For Developers) in order to run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows!
This restriction was first put in place to safeguard non-technical users from inadvertently using a feature that was, at the time, very new and ...