Windows Subsystem for Linux

The underlying technology enabling the Windows Subsystem for Linux

This blog has moved to the Windows Command Line blog

This blog has been archived, and is no longer active. If you would like to keep up with the latest...

Author: Craig Loewen Date: 10/03/2019

File System Improvements to the Windows Subsystem for Linux

This is part of a series of blog posts on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). For background...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 04/18/2017

Serial Support on the Windows Subsystem for Linux

This is part of a series of blog posts on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). For background...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 04/14/2017

Testing the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Following the release of Windows Subsystem for Linux, the development team has created and released...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 04/11/2017

WSL Networking

Posted on behalf of Sunil Muthuswamy  Disclaimer The information presented in this blog post is as...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 11/08/2016

WSL Antivirus and Firewall Compatibility

Introduction The purpose of this post is to enlighten antivirus (AV) companies to new security...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 11/01/2016

Windows and Ubuntu Interoperability

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). For background...

Author: Ben Hillis Date: 10/19/2016

Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Posted on behalf of Russ Alexander. It was just three months ago that we announced Bash on Ubuntu on...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 07/08/2016

WSL File System Support

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). For...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 06/15/2016

WSL System Calls

This is the third in a series of blog posts on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). For background...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 06/08/2016

Pico Process Overview

Posted on behalf of Nick Judge. Overview This post discusses pico processes, the foundation of WSL....

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 05/23/2016

Windows Subsystem for Linux Overview

We recently announced Bash on Ubuntu on Windows which enables native Linux ELF64 binaries to run on...

Author: Jack Hammons Date: 04/22/2016