Enable network connection enumeration is currently the most-requested idea in our command-line User Voice. Or at least it was, until Windows 10 Insider build #14965 was released, which support for network connection enumeration: Below is a screenshot of Bash on Windows running ifconfig: This new feature should unblock tools/langua
One of the most frequent requests we receive is to increase the number of colors that the Windows Console can support. We love nothing more than to deliver features you ask for! But rather than just add a few more colors, or limit our console to a mere 256 colors, in Windows 10 Insiders Build #14931, we've updated the Windows Console to su
If you're anything like me, you're already overloaded with work/studies & life, and there's just never enough time to go and dig into all the awesome new open-source projects, cool new tools, exciting new languages & platforms, and any amount of other technology that appears almost hourly these days. Wouldn't it be great if someone co
One of the most frequent questions we get about Bash/WSL is how WSL provides a Linux-compatible filesystem atop NTFS and how filesystem interop works. Well, wonder no more dear reader - in this new blog post and the video below, Sven Groot explains to Seth Juarez how WSL's filesystem support works.
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
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