The next Windows update is coming soon and we’re bringing exciting new updates to WSL with it! These include accessing the Linux file system from Windows, and improvements to how you manage and configure your distros in the command line.
As of Windows 10 build 18298, when you open the properties page of any Console window, you’ll notice an additional “Terminal” tab. Click on this tab and you’ll see several new settings for some experimental features we’re working on for future OS releases:
Important Note: These settings are “experimental”,
On October 2, 2018, Microsoft announced that the availability of the** Windows 10 October 2018 Update**. After the update was paused, the rollout resumed on November 13, 2018. You can read more about the Windows 10 quality approach here.
Many of you have been asking for Windows Console to support zoom. Well, today is your lucky day! 😜 Install today’s Windows 10 Insider build #18272 and you can!
How does one perform this magic?
Recently, customers in an enterprise environment have asked if there is a way to install WSL without an internet connection. These companies had some machines that would benefit from having WSL,
In this, the fourth post in the Windows Command-Line series, we’ll discuss the new Windows Pseudo Console (ConPTY) infrastructure and API – why we built it, what it’s for, how it works, how to use it, and more.
Welcome to the third post in the Windows Command-Line series. In this post, we’ll start to dig into the internals of the Windows Console and Command-Line, what it is, what it does … and what it doesn’t do!
Canonical recently released Ubuntu 18.04 in the Microsoft Store. We received many questions around the various Ubuntu releases in the Store in addition to how best to upgrade your existing releases.
Welcome to the second post in this “Windows Command-Line” series. In this post we’ll discuss some of the background & history behind the Windows Command-Line. Specifically, we’ll explore its humble origins in MS-DOS, to its modern-day incarnation supporting tools like PowerShell and Windows Subsystem for Linux.
This is the first of a series of posts in which we’ll explore all things command-line – from the origins of the command-line and the evolution of the terminal, to what we’re doing to overhaul and modernize the Windows Console & command-line in future Windows releases.