Great Bash Intro Video from Build 2017

In case you’ve not seen it yet, Bash/WSL team members Yosef, Paul & Ben, along with Sean Larkin (WebPack) & Ken Wheeler (FormidableLabs) talk about what Bash/WSL is, what it’s for, and why it’s an essential tool to them! Be sure to watch, and comment below and/or hit us up on Twitter if you have…


Will Linux distros run on Windows 10 S?

Will Linux distros run on Windows 10 S? Many people have asked “You just announced that Linux distro’s are coming to the Windows Store – will they run on Windows 10 S?” The answer is No! Just because an “app” comes from the Windows Store does NOT automatically mean that it’s safe & suitable for…


New distros coming to Bash/WSL via Windows Store

We’re REALLY excited about this announcement and think many of you will be too 😉 On May 11th 2017, during Microsoft’s Build conference keynote, Terry Myerson (EVP for Windows & Devices Group) made several announcements about the Windows Subsystem for Linux: We continue our partnership with our friends at Canonical to bring Ubuntu to the…


Bash/WSL Insiders build now supports usb/serial comms and mounting removable storage & network shares

At the end the post announcing what’s new in Bash/WSL in Win10 Creators Update, I stated: We continue to forge ahead with many planned improvements and exciting new features. Stay tuned for lots more exciting features coming in future releases of Windows 10: If you want to be among the first to access and experience…