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Cascadia Code
Cascadia Code
Cascadia Code is finally here! You can install it directly from the GitHub repository's releases page or automatically receive it in the next update of Windows Terminal. Wait, what's Cascadia Code? Cascadia Code was announced this past May at Microsoft's Build event. It is the latest monospaced font shipped from Microsoft and provides a fres
Windows Terminal Preview v0.4 Release
Windows Terminal Preview v0.4 Release
The time has come for another update to the Windows Terminal! Windows Terminal Preview v0.4 is now available in the Microsoft Store and on GitHub! And for those interested in more detail, please review the Terminal v0.4 release notes. Settings Updates Profiles.json is Now in LocalState The profiles.json file has been moved from the Roami
Tips and Tricks for Linux development with WSL and Visual Studio Code
Tips and Tricks for Linux development with WSL and Visual Studio Code
In an earlier blog post, An In Depth Tutorial on Linux development on Windows with WSL and Visual Studio Code, we showed you how to set up Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Visual Studio Code for Linux development. In this post, we'll go into more detail and provide tips and tricks to further enhance Linux development on Windows. Remote -
Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 Release
Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 Release
Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 has been published to the Microsoft Store! If you have previously installed the Terminal from the Store, you will receive this update automatically. If you've not yet installed Terminal from the Microsoft Store, now would be a great time because it contains some MAJOR improvements and updates! ⭐ If you are una
The Azure Cloud Shell Connector in Windows Terminal
The Azure Cloud Shell Connector in Windows Terminal
The Windows Terminal can now connect you to the Azure Cloud Shell! We have a new default profile - the Azure Cloud Shell, which will allow you to access your Azure directories/tenants through the Windows Terminal app itself. If you already have Windows Terminal installed Your settings will not automatically update with the new default pro
What’s new for WSL in Insiders Preview Build 18945
What’s new for WSL in Insiders Preview Build 18945
A new Windows insiders build has just released, and it contains some hot off the press features for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)! We’ve added the ability to access Linux networking applications in a WSL 2 distro from Windows with localhost, as well as global configuration options that will give you greater control over your Linux di
Windows Terminal Microsoft Store Preview Release
Windows Terminal Microsoft Store Preview Release
The Windows Terminal preview is now in the Microsoft Store! The Windows Terminal is the new, powerful, open source terminal application that was announced at Build 2019. Its main features include multiple tabs, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations. http
WSL 2 is now available in Windows Insiders
WSL 2 is now available in Windows Insiders
We’re excited to announce starting today you can try the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 by installing Windows build 18917 in the Insider Fast ring! In this blog post we’ll cover how to get started, the new wsl.exe commands, and some important tips. Full documentation about WSL 2 is available on our docs page. Getting Started with WSL 2 We