Microsoft Will Offer 3 Flavors of Linux in the Windows Store


Microsoft made headlines at last year’s Build developer conference when it announced that it would build support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries directly into Windows 10. Doing so enables devs to run command-line tools while building apps as well as allows power users to run limited instances of Linux directly on top of Windows without installing a virtual machine. Today, at this year’s conference, the company one-upped itself and announced that it’s expanding Linux support to include OpenSUSE and Fedora distributions.

What’s really wild is that you’ll be able to pick up any of these three distributions directly through the Windows Store.

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