The truth comes out: Microsoft needs Linux

Last updated on September 8th, 2018

A week or so ago it was announced that Microsoft was planning on bringing Ubuntu to Windows.  I reached out to Canonical to find out the truth behind this move to have my suspicions validated. What this is all about is bash…the command line. Even though we had pundits speculating that we’d see a full user-mode Linux image running on Windows, the truth is (or so says the Canonical PR folk), this is only commands specific to servers and development.

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