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    Phoronix: Microsoft's Internal Linux Distribution "CBL-Mariner" Continues Maturing

    Besides Azure Cloud Switch as a Linux platform created by Microsoft, the Windows company has also been developing CBL-Mariner (Common Base Linux) as their own internal albeit public and open-source Linux distribution...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...BL-Mariner-1.0

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    Embraceeeeee

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      Queue Linux kernel on Windows 12 !

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        Interesting that it's based on Fedora or at least uses Fedora tools. I would have expected Ubuntu as Canonical has a much closer relationship with MS.

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          Yet the build instructions mention Ubuntu 18.04. WTF, Microsoft?

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            Originally posted by xhustler View Post
            Queue Linux kernel on Windows 12 !
            The Linux kernel is already used in Windows 10 when using WSL2.

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              Originally posted by tildearrow View Post
              Embraceeeeee
              Typo: Embrace

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                Originally posted by jacob View Post
                Interesting that it's based on Fedora or at least uses Fedora tools. I would have expected Ubuntu as Canonical has a much closer relationship with MS.
                why? Redhat actually has a far more closser relationship with Microsoft than Canonical does. why else would Microsoft be using Redhat tools

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by uid313 View Post

                  The Linux kernel is already used in Windows 10 when using WSL2.
                  The Linux kernel was already used in Windows XP when running Linux from VirtualPC.

                  WSL1 this was more true. WSL2 is really just Hyper-V with clever integration.

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                    But, does it have a blue screen of death? Otherwise it does not posses true Microsoft pedigree.

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