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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 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 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
Connecting to a nodeJS site using localhost in WSL 2
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
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
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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
A Deep Dive Into How WSL Allows Windows to Access Linux Files
Three months ago, we announced that the Windows Subsystem for Linux will be able to access Linux files from Windows in the blog post: What’s new for WSL in Windows 10 version 1903, and in today’s post we will be showing you how we made these changes possible. Let's jump in! We’re continuing our whiteboard series of deep dives (you can
Windows Terminal Build 2019 FAQ
Last week, Microsoft held its Build 2019 conference at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Build is a large event with several thousand people from around the world attending to learn all about the current, newest, and future developer-oriented tech coming from Microsoft. We had the pleasure of meeting so many of you at our boo