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
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 inc
In Windows 10 build 14361, available now to Windows Insiders fast-ring users, we've added Pseudo Terminal support to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) which, along with improvements to Windows Console's much improved support for rendering VT control sequences, enables Tmux support to light-up your console! For those not familiar with it, Tmu
Moved to a more permanent page!
At //Build 2016, Microsoft announced the ability to run native Bash and GNU/Linux command-line tools directly on the new Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), coming soon to Windows 10 Anniversary Update builds. We've been amazed by the overwhelming outpouring of interest about this new feature over the last week. One of the most frequent questi
Welcome to our new blog focusing on Windows command line tools for developers. We'll soon be publishing news, articles, updates, information, links and all manner of content related to the Windows command-line tools including PowerShell, Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and the Console itself. Stay tuned!