Microsoft turns Windows Subsystem for Linux into an app for Windows

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 12, 2021 6:12 PM EST
The Register; By Simon Sharwood
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Microsoft has revealed a new version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) – in the form of an app you acquire from the Microsoft Store. And the software giant will steer WSL users to this new version in future. Turning WSL into an app may sound a little weird, given that the point of the software was to put Linux right in the heart of Windows so that penguinistas and developers didn't need to mess around with resource-munching virtual machines.

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