[clug] WSL 2 - real Linux kernel (4.x) in a Win-10 VM, coming for trial in June.
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu May 16 06:50:36 UTC 2019
Underlining that the Trillion Dollar Microsoft is not the Gates / Ballmer N.I.H. beast of Redmond.
But a kernel is half the story - userland is provided by your favourite Distro.
Ubuntu had an agreement with WSL 1.
Unsure what’s happening with Ubuntu, Fedora and WSL 2.
- presuming WSL-2 becomes a ‘first class’ Windows environment,
is it a viable Linux platform, leveraging commodity Win-10 machines?
- anybody using WSL-1 or trialling WSL-2?
Announcing WSL 2
> Initial builds of WSL 2 will be available through the Windows insider program by the end of June 2019.
Pengwin: A Linux specifically for Windows Subsystem for Linux
You've been able to run many Linux distros on Windows thanks to WSL for years.
Now, there's a Linux distro built to work hand-in-glove with WSL.
> US$20 for Pengwin, needs an X-11 server as well.
WSLU - WSL Utilities
A collection of utilities for Windows 10 Linux Subsystems
Whitewater Foundry / Pengwin
Steve Jenkin, IT Systems and Design
0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
PO Box 38, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA
mailto:sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au http://members.tip.net.au/~sjenkin
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