No announcement yet.

Windows 10 and linux subsystem

  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Windows 10 and linux subsystem

    I was reading about the soon to be released Linux as a subsystem, any chance that Vortebox would release an app once fedora is supported?

    When I read that windows has restricted it's use to terminal, I thought ah, that sounds like a case for vortexbox!

  • #2
    Sounds like you are talking about the BASH shell for Windows 10. This is not true linux just a BASH shell on top of the Windows kernel.


    • #3
      So BASH will operate emulation mode Linux binaries on the Windows kernel. I wonder if they differ in performance from Virtual Machines then.

      The Bash on Ubuntu on Windows enables native Linux ELF64 binaries to run on Windows via the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Although many people were shocked by the Bash on Ubuntu announcement, it is worth mentioning that it opens new doors for the compatibility between different operating systems. Microsoft takes another step forward and reveals how its …