Although this was a relatively quieter week on the news front due to the Thanksgiving break, we still have a decent amount of stuff to unpack when it comes to the latest Windows 11 issues and more.
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Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in the Microsoft Store has ditched the "Preview" tag and is now generally available for both Windows 10 and Windows 11. It has also become the default WSL experience.
Microsoft has rolled out Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) version 0.65.1 for all Windows Insiders. The update packs a bunch of new features and is scheduled for general availability soon.
Microsoft has announced that developers will soon be able to build companion widgets in Windows 11 and leverage from Project Volterra and Hybrid Loop to build ARM-native AI solutions.
Microsoft had released a WSL app on its store back in October. With the new Dev Channel build 22518, the firm has reminded everyone about the new app. The new build also brings some new changes.
Microsoft has rolled out version 0.50.2 of Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Preview, featuring a logo with a familiar mascot and an updated Linux kernel with lots of features and fixes.
This week, Microsoft released the usual Patch Tuesday updates, which this month included Windows 11 as well. A fix for AMD Ryzen performance issues on Windows 11 rolled out, and much more.
The Microsoft Store is now another distribution channel that users can utilize to install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on their Windows 11 machines. It will enable a faster update cadence.
Testing of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) on Windows 11 shows competitive performance against Ubuntu 21.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. But, it also loses by a lot under certain scenarios.
Microsoft has worked with the open-source community, Intel, AMD, and Nvidia to offer TensorFlow-DirectML, a project that allows accelerated training of machine learning models on DirectX 12 GPUs.
Microsoft has announced that it's now possible to run graphical Linux apps in Windows 10 using the Windows Subsystem for Linux. This feature was first released to Windows Insiders.
According to a new report, Microsoft is once again planning to bring Android apps to Windows 10. This time around, it's called Project Latte and is based on the Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Reports on GitHub suggest that the recent cumulative update for Windows 10 version 2004 is breaking Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2), which can be solved by uninstalling KB4571756.
Kali Linux recently released the Win-KeX desktop environment for WSL 2. Here's a quick guide on how to install it and Kali Linux from scratch and how to upgrade WSL 1 Kali Linux installations.
Microsoft today announced some new features that are coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux, including support for GPU compute workloads & the ability to run GUI apps without a third-party server.
A new deep dive and Q&A video provides a lot of background on the Windows Subsystem for Linux, and it offers some behind the scenes information, such as why it's called Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Microsoft made a number of announcements for its developer toolkit, including the first major update to the Windows Subsystem for Linux, Windows Terminal, an update for Windows UI Library, and more.
Microsoft has updated the changelog for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18836, which was released yesterday to Skip Ahead Insiders, to show some new Windows Subsystem for Linux improvements.
At Microsoft's Build 2018 developer conference today, the company announced that the Ubuntu app in the Microsoft Store will soon support Windows 10 on ARM PCs, rather than only x64 devices.
Microsoft has announced that with the release of Insider Preview build 16251, Windows Subsystem for Linux has exited beta, and will be a fully supported feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.