Windows and Linux in the same line? Yes, you heard that right... and that too, on the same computer and within the same operating system.
Two months ago, Microsoft announced its plans to let its users install three different flavours of the Linux operating system – Ubuntu, Fedora, and SUSE – directly through their Windows Store, allowing them to run Windows and Linux apps side-by-side.
Now, downloading an entire operating system has just become as easy as downloading an application with the availability of popular Linux distro 'Ubuntu' in the Windows App Store.
However, unlike a conventional Ubuntu installation, this Ubuntu version runs in a sandboxed alongside Windows 10 with limited interaction with the operating system and is focused on running regular command-line utilities like bash or SSH as a standalone installation through an Ubuntu Terminal.
For now, Ubuntu is currently only available to Windows 10 Insiders users and would be made available to the public with the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creator Update, which is expected to release in September/October 2017.
I have no words to describe how I feel, OK I do but this is a family friendly site.
Edited by NickAu, 14 July 2017 - 05:33 AM.