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The Linux Command line is coming to Windows 10

The Linux Command line is coming to Windows 10

The Linux Command line is coming to Windows 10

The Linux Command line is coming to Windows 10

 

The Linux command line, Bash, is coming to Windows 10, bringing native support to the windows platform which eliminated the need for any external tools or virtual machines.  Here is what Microsoft's Kevin Gallo had to say at today's Windows Build 2016 Keynote speech, which

This addition to Windows will be native on the platform and will give developers on Windows much more flexibility for developers, especially those who work on Open Source software. Here is what Microsoft's Kevin Gallo had to say at today's Windows Build 2016 Keynote speech, which received thunderous applause from the crowd at the announcement. 

 

The Bash shell is coming to Windows. Yes, the real Bash is coming to Windows,

This is not a VM. This is not cross-compiled tools. This is native,We've partnered with Canonical to offer this great experience, which you'll be able to download right from the Windows Store.

  The Linux Command line is coming to Windows 10   

Third party tools have brought bash to the Windows platform for several years now, but the close partnership between Canonical and Microsoft will offer developers more freedom and flexibility when working on the Windows platform, especially for those who typically prefer working on IOS and Linux. 

Microsoft has teased that there will be "more coming soon", hinting that Microsoft will be doing much more to modernise and improve Windows 10 for developers. 

 

You can join the discussion on Microsoft bringing the Bash command line to Windows 10 on the OC3D Forums

 

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30-03-2016, 13:26:41

hmmblah
Has hell frozen over? Very nice to see Microsoft working with the industry instead of telling the industry what it needs.Quote

30-03-2016, 13:55:20

NeverBackDown
This new CEO is definitely improving MS for the better.Quote

30-03-2016, 14:29:26

RickPlaysWarr
Quote:
Originally Posted by hmmblah View Post
Has hell frozen over? Very nice to see Microsoft working with the industry instead of telling the industry what it needs.
I thought that when I watched the SQL Server 2016 keynote and they said SQL server coming to linux. You could have one many a bar beer bet from me before that as I would have sworn that Microsoft would never do that

--Rick--Quote

30-03-2016, 15:23:20

Zoot
I'm sure there'll be plenty of Linux fanboys throwing fits over this lol

On a more serious note though, bash is awesome. Back when I used Debian, I had tonnes of scripts to automate most stuff.

I got sick of desktop Linux for a finish, but I do use WinBash every now and then.Quote

31-03-2016, 03:58:21

barnsley
Excellent.

At the end of the day I can't help but feel all Microsoft are trying to do by all this new open source support is to draw people away from using Linux in any form. Not that it'll work but hey at least we get to benefit from the extra stuff.Quote
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