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Redesigned Photos App For Windows 11 Begins Rolling Out To Windows Insiders

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are beginning to roll out the redesigned Photos app for Windows 11 to all Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22458

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22458 to the Dev Channel.
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[REMINDER] Build numbers are higher in the Dev Channel than the Win
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Microsoft Announces Passwordless Future – Available Across Microsoft Edge And Microsoft 365 Apps

I don’t know a single person who enjoys managing passwords. Given how much of my life is spent online and in various apps, keeping track of it all, ensuring they’re unique and regularly updated – it can quickly become overwhelming for me – an
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Gears 5 Operation 8 Drop 2 Now Available

Hey, Gears 5 fans: Four new characters are joining the fight for Operation 8 Drop 2: Alicia Valera, Michael Barrick, Oscar Diza and the Rager. Meet them, find maps, view the trailer and
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Make Microsoft Edge DevTools Your Own

There isn’t much you can’t do with web technologies nowadays. The web platform has evolved so much that such diverse things as animating elements, playing or recording media, accessing files or storage, intercepting network requests and accessing
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22454

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22454 to the Dev Channel.
REMINDER: Build numbers are higher in the Dev Channel than the Windows 11 preview builds in the Beta Channel
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Microsoft Launches Ad Campaign For Windows 11

Microsoft launched an international ad campaign on Thursday to raise awareness and excitement around Windows 11. The campaign is centered on the 60-second ad you can watch below.
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.11 Release

Happy Windows Terminal release day! This release brings Windows Terminal Preview up to version 1.11 and Windows Terminal up to 1.10. The Windows Terminal release will roll out through the Windows Insider Program before going to retail Windows versions in order to catch any outstanding bugs that may appear.
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Install WSL With A Single Command Now Available In Windows 10 Version 2004 And Higher

In the latest Windows Insider Preview builds, you can install everything you need to run WSL just by running wsl.exe --install. We’re excited to announce that this functionality is now officially backported to Windows 10 version 2004 and higher, which will make installing WSL on those builds much easier!
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Build And Debug C++ With WSL 2 Distributions And Visual Studio 2022

This post is written by Erika Sweet, a Program Manager on Microsoft’s C++ Team.

Visual Studio 2022 introduces a native WSL 2 toolset for C++ development. This toolset is available now in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 Preview 2. WSL 2 is the new,
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.10 Release

It’s Windows Terminal release day! This release introduces Windows Terminal Preview to version 1.10 and Windows Terminal will be updated to version 1.9 soon. Windows Terminal will include all of the features listed in the 1.9 blog post except for the default terminal setting and the ability to edit actions using the settings UI.
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Windows Package Manager 1.0

We started a journey to build a native package manager for Windows 10 when we announced the Windows Package Manager preview at Microsoft Build 2020. We released the project on GitHub as an open-source collaborative effort and the community engagement has been wonderful to experience!
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.9 Release

Happy Microsoft Build 2021 and happy 2nd birthday to Windows Terminal! This release introduces version 1.9 to Windows Terminal Preview and migrates Windows Terminal to version 1.8. As always, you can install both builds from the Microsoft Store as well as from the GitHub releases page.
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Windows Package Manager V0.3 Preview

We have been hard at work building new experimental features for the Windows Package Manager. We have just released the Windows Package Manager v0.3 Preview. I would like to share the first major feature to exit experimental status. I also have the privilege of announcing support for Group Policy.
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The Initial Preview Of GUI App Support Is Now Available For The Windows Subsystem For Linux

A year ago at BUILD 2020 we introduced our goal to bring Linux GUI applications to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to run Linux GUI applications. We are proud to announce the first preview of this highly anticipated and open source feature!
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WSLg Architecture

If you landed on this blog, you’ve probably seen our announcement for GUI applications support in the Windows Subsystem for Linux being available to Windows Insiders and looking for more details on how WSLg was built. If so, you’ve come to the right place!
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Servicing The Windows Subsystem For Linux (WSL) 2 Linux Kernel

Note: This blog post is co-authored by the awesome WSL dev Pierre Boulay. Thanks Pierre! 😊

We’ve just shipped the 5.10.16.3 WSL 2 Linux kernel version to Windows Insiders which brings exciting new changes: Support for the LUKS disk encryption, and some long-awaited bug fixes.
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