According to sources at Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company, and Microsoft, you’ll soon be able to run Ubuntu on Windows 10.
This will be more than just running the Bash shell on Windows 10. After all, thanks to programs such as Cygwin or MSYS utilities, hardcore Unix users have long been able to run the popular Bash command line interface (CLI) on Windows.
With this new addition, Ubuntu users will be able to run Ubuntu simultaneously with Windows. This will not be in a virtual machine, but as an integrated part of Windows 10.
We’ll learn more today, but this sounds like a pretty cool thing to have – and something that can replace Cygwin.
I’ve been looking forward to Build 2016. I expect a lot from Microsoft in terms of multi platform because of the purchase of Xamarin. I never expected this though… I wonder what this is going to look like. Sounds great.
Guys, it’s April fool day in 2 days.
Please refrain from spreading fake news.