29 October 2020
The experience of installing Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) just keeps getting better. Beginning in Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 20246, released today by Microsoft, users can enable a complete WSL experience with simply: This will enable WSL 2, download and install the latest WSL 2 Linux kernel, and then download and ins ...
8 September 2020
WSLConf returns this week, on September 9th and/or 10th, depending on where you are in the world. WSLConf is the community conference for Windows Subsystem for Linux, WSL. Sessions are planned to reach the growing WSL community around the world. Presenters are joining from Japan, Spain, the US, Brazil, Switzerland, France, and the UK. WSL ...
20 August 2020
Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the Windows 10 May 2020 update, also known as version 2004. Today Microsoft announced an update for Windows 10 which brings WSL 2 back to the Windows 10 May 2019 and November 2019 updates, also known as versions 1903 and 1909, respectively. Ubuntu ...
7 August 2020
WSLConf is the first and only community conference dedicated to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Canonical proudly sponsored the first WSLConf in March 2020. Since then Ubuntu 20.04 on WSL 2 has arrived and support for AI/ML workloads is available in Windows Insiders. With WSL growing, WSLConf community organizers did not want to wait a ...
17 June 2020
At Build 2020 Microsoft announced support for GPU compute on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. Ubuntu is the leading Linux distribution for WSL and a sponsor of WSLConf. Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, provides enterprise support for Ubuntu on WSL through Ubuntu Advantage. This guide will walk early adopters through the steps on turning ...
3 June 2020
.NET is an open source software framework for building cross-platform applications on Linux, Windows, and macOS. Ubuntu on WSL allows you to build and test applications for Ubuntu and Windows simultaneously. What happens when we mix these together? This blog will demonstrate how to install a .NET development stack on WSL, build a simple O ...
27 May 2020
Today Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 in the Windows 10 May 2020 update. WSL 2 is based on a new architecture that provides full Linux binary application compatibility and improved performance. WSL 2 is powered by a real Linux kernel in a lightweight virtual machine that boots in under ...
19 May 2020
Microsoft Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference, is taking place virtually May 19-20. Ubuntu will be featured throughout the event, in announcements of new WSL features, demos of cloud-native development on Microsoft Azure, and by presenters using Ubuntu desktop with native Microsoft applications like Teams, Code, and Edge: GPU a ...
9 December 2019
Canonical is announcing today it will be a featured sponsor of WSLConf, the first conference dedicated to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) platform. WSLConf is scheduled for March 10th-11th, 2020 and is being held on the campus of Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington. The conference brings together developers, start-up fou ...