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The Windows Subsystem For Linux In The Microsoft Store Is Now Generally Available On Windows 10 And 11

Today the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in the Microsoft Store is dropping its “Preview” label and becomes generally available with our latest release! We are also making the Store version of WSL the default for new users who run wsl --install and easily upgradeable by running wsl --update for existing users.
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25247

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25247 to the Dev Channel.
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Update To Windows Subsystem For Android™ On Windows 11 (November 2022)

Hello Windows Insiders,
Today we are shipping an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to all Windows Insider Dev and Beta Channels. This update (2210.40000.7.0) will improve camera, general reliability, and perf
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If You’re Holiday Shopping For Windows 11 PCs, Check Out These Laptops

As we head into the height of the holiday season, you might be in search of a new Windows 11 PC as a gift for your loved ones – or even for yourself. Luckily, there’s plenty of choices out there for you, but we’ve curated a few to give you a ju
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Snapdragon Powers New AI Experiences On Windows 11, Introduces New AR Platform

At Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm Technologies outlined its vision to advance mobile computing and revealed technology that will unlock a new generation of AR glasses.
Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft are advancing AI capabilities and transform
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RedBit Builds Custom Solutions With Windows 11, Microsoft 365 And More

When small businesses come to RedBit Development, they’re looking for help. They’re trying to figure out the best technology to help them reduce costs, increase profits and develop their missions, which in
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NVIDIA Makes It Easier To Learn AI Skills With Resources Now On Windows 11 PCs

To make it easier for STEM students to learn in-demand artificial intelligence skills, NVIDIA is making it possible for those with Windows 11 PCs to access its AI platform, which has been adopted by universities worldwide.
Students studying popular
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What’s New In Windows App SDK 1.2

We are excited to announce that Windows App SDK 1.2 is now available! With WinAppSDK 1.2 you can now create widgets for the Windows 11 widget board, use the most modern WinUI controls – including media playback & InfoBadge, and support HDR graphics
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Windows Terminal Is Now The Default In Windows 11

The day has finally come! Windows Terminal is now the default command line experience on Windows 11 22H2! 🎉 This means that all command line applications will now automatically open in Windows Terminal. This blog post will go into how this setting is enabled,
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Systemd Support Is Now Available In WSL!

Systemd support is now available in WSL!

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) can now run systemd inside of your WSL distros, empowering you to do more with your Linux workflows on your Windows machine.

This post will cover:
What is systemd?
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 Release

The Windows Terminal team is back with another release for you! This release introduces version 1.16 to Windows Terminal Preview and updates Windows Terminal to version 1.15 with these new features. As always, you can install Windows Terminal and Windows Terminal Preview from the Microsoft Store,
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Windows Package Manager 1.3

Today I get to announce Windows Package Manager 1.3 has been released. The team has been adding several enhancements to manifests to improve your package installation experience. We’ve enabled better package version reporting. A new setting allows verbose logs to be on by default.
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.15 Release

Welcome back to another Windows Terminal release! This release updates Windows Terminal to version 1.14 and includes all of the features from this previous blog post. Additionally, Windows Terminal Preview is getting an update to version 1.15 and will include all the features detailed here.
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WSL 2 Distros Are Now Supported On Windows Server

WSL 2 distros are now supported on Windows Server

You can now use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 type distros on Windows Server 2022! We’re excited to make this change so that now you can have the same modern WSL experience whether you use a Windows with Server or Desktop SKU.
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.14 Release

It’s Microsoft Build! We have a Windows Terminal Preview release for you focused on fixing bugs and improving quality. This release also migrates Windows Terminal to version 1.13, which contains the new features defined in this previous blog post. As always,
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Case Study: How Many Colors Are Too Many Colors For Windows Terminal?

A group of users were trying to implement a simple, terminal-based video game and found the performance under Windows Terminal to be entirely unsuitable for such a task. The performance issue can be replicated by repeatedly drawing a “rainbow” and measuring how many frames per second (FPS) we can achieve.
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Windows Package Manager 1.2

We’ve been busy improving the Windows Package Manager. Today I have the pleasure of announcing the availability of Windows Package Manager 1.2. It has been released to the Microsoft Store as an automatic update to the “App Installer” this morning. If you’re running Windows 10 (1809+) or Windows 11 you may already have it.
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