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WSL Articles & Reviews

Windows 11 WSL2 Performance Is Quite Competitive...   Operating Systems   29 Sep 2021
An Early Look At Windows 11 WSL2 Performance Against...   Operating Systems   06 Jul 2021
Windows Subsystem For Linux / WSL2 Performance With...   Operating Systems   16 Dec 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 vs. Windows 10 WSL/WSL2 Performance In...   Operating Systems   24 Jun 2020
Windows 10 May 2020 Performance For WSL vs. WSL2   Operating Systems   17 Jun 2020
Windows Subsystem For Linux Performance At The End Of...   Operating Systems   11 Dec 2019
Initial Benchmarks Of Microsoft's WSL2 - Windows...   Operating Systems   14 Jun 2019
WLinux & WLinux Enterprise Benchmarks, The Linux...   Operating Systems   18 Jan 2019
A Look At The Windows 10 October 2018 Update...   Operating Systems   12 Oct 2018
Dell XPS 13: Windows 10 vs. Linux Distribution...   Operating Systems   17 Jul 2018
Using W10Privacy To Boost Ubuntu WSL Performance On...   Software   18 Jun 2018
TrueOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD & DragonFlyBSD Against...   Operating Systems   04 Jun 2018
15-Way Linux Distribution / Operating System...   Operating Systems   31 May 2018
Benchmarking Ubuntu 18.04 On Windows Subsystem for...   Operating Systems   18 May 2018
AMD Ryzen 7 Performance On Windows 10, Windows Server...   Operating Systems   07 Apr 2018
Windows 10 vs. Windows WSL vs. Linux - Ubuntu /...   Operating Systems   28 Mar 2018
Radeon Linux OpenGL Driver Continues Giving Its Best...   Display Drivers   23 Feb 2018
Windows 10 WSL vs. Linux Performance For Early 2018   Operating Systems   22 Feb 2018
Windows 10 WSL vs. Docker on Windows 10 vs. Bare Metal...   Operating Systems   01 Dec 2017
Windows 10 WSL: Ubuntu vs. openSUSE Leap Performance   Operating Systems   04 Aug 2017
Windows 10 WSL CPU Scaling Performance vs. Linux   Operating Systems   01 Aug 2017
Windows 10 Radeon Software vs. Ubuntu 17.04 + Linux...   Linux Gaming   07 Jul 2017
Windows 10 WSL vs. VirtualBox Ubuntu Performance On An...   Operating Systems   05 Jul 2017
Windows 10 Creators WSL vs. Clear Linux vs. Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   28 Apr 2017
Nouveau Companion 41   Display Drivers   11 Dec 2008
Nouveau Companion 40   Display Drivers   29 Oct 2008
Nouveau Companion 36   Display Drivers   05 Mar 2008
Nouveau Companion 27   Display Drivers   26 Sep 2007

WSL Linux News

Microsoft Publishes WSL Preview Inside the Windows 11...   Microsoft   11 Oct 2021
Linux 5.15, AMD / Radeon Advancements, Intel SDSi...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2021
Microsoft Releases Its August Update For The...   Microsoft   09 Sep 2021
ReactOS "Open-Source Windows" Making...   Operating Systems   01 Aug 2021
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2021
Intel Compute-Runtime 21.30.20482 Brings Initial WSL2...   Intel   30 Jul 2021
Microsoft's Internal Linux Distribution...   Microsoft   12 Jul 2021
CentOS Stream 9 Builds Flowing, Opened Up For...   Red Hat   06 Jul 2021
Microsoft Announces Windows 11 - Benchmarks Against...   Microsoft   24 Jun 2021
Mesa 21.2's Direct3D 12 Driver Now Allows For Easy...   Mesa   07 Jun 2021
NVIDIA 470.76 WSL Driver Released   NVIDIA   04 Jun 2021
Mumblings Of A "Big New" Open-Source GPU...   Hardware   22 May 2021
Lima: Another Way Of Spinning Up Simple, Integrated...   Virtualization   17 May 2021
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New...   Phoronix   01 May 2021
Microsoft Posts WSLg Preview - GUI App Support With...   Microsoft   21 Apr 2021
Canonical Releases "Ubuntu on Windows Community...   Ubuntu   31 Mar 2021
Mesa 21.0 Released With Numerous RADV Improvements,...   Mesa   11 Mar 2021
NVIDIA 470 Series Driver Looks Like It Will Bring...   NVIDIA   09 Mar 2021
11 Features That Didn't Make It In 2020 For Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2021
Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2020
The Most Popular NVIDIA Linux News + Milestones Of...   NVIDIA   30 Dec 2020
Ubuntu Had A Stellar 2020 From Ubuntu 20.04 LTS To...   Ubuntu   29 Dec 2020
2020 Was Another Interesting Year For Microsoft Around...   Microsoft   28 Dec 2020
Microsoft Adds SPIR-V To DXIL Library In Mesa - With A...   Microsoft   22 Dec 2020
Mesa 21.0 Merges Initial Direct3D 12 Support For WSL   Mesa   16 Dec 2020
A Quick Look At The Spectre Mitigation State For AMD...   AMD   05 Dec 2020
Microsoft Begins Landing Changes For Cross-Platform...   Microsoft   02 Dec 2020
Mesa 21.0 Merges Direct3D 12 Gallium3D Driver   Microsoft   10 Nov 2020
It's Now Even Easier Setting Up Windows Subsystem For...   Microsoft   29 Oct 2020
Open-Source RADV Vulkan Driver Is Seeing Work To Allow...   Mesa   19 Oct 2020
OpenCL 1.2 Support Merged For Mesa's Gallium3D Clover...   Mesa   08 Oct 2020
Microsoft Has A Large Presence At This Year's X.Org...   X.Org   17 Sep 2020
WSL2 Adding Support For Mounting Physical Disks, EXT4...   Microsoft   10 Sep 2020
Updated NVIDIA CUDA For WSL Brings Better Performance,...   NVIDIA   03 Sep 2020
Microsoft Is Backporting WSL2 To Their Windows 10 2019...   Microsoft   20 Aug 2020
Microsoft Doubles Their Commits To Mesa This Week   Microsoft   18 Aug 2020
There Finally Is Work On Shipping Mozilla's WebRender...   Mozilla   11 Jul 2020
Progress Being Made On OpenCL+OpenGL Over Direct3D 12   Microsoft   09 Jul 2020
OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 Hops Onto The Microsoft Store For...   Microsoft   09 Jul 2020
CentOS Stream Begins Seeing RHEL 8.3 Bits, Real-Time...   Red Hat   07 Jul 2020
H.266/VVC Standard Finalized With ~50% Lower Size...   Standards   06 Jul 2020
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2020
An Early Benchmark Of The NVIDIA CUDA GPU Performance...   NVIDIA   27 Jun 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 9.8 Milestone 2 Released For...   Phoronix Test Suite   24 Jun 2020
Microsoft Posts Initial DRM Driver For Hyper-V...   Microsoft   23 Jun 2020
Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition Updated With...   Radeon   17 Jun 2020
NVIDIA, Intel Post New Windows 10 Graphics Drivers For...   Microsoft   17 Jun 2020
Eight Features Not In Linux 5.8 From The DirectX...   Linux Kernel   16 Jun 2020
Kernel Advancements, Microsoft Linux News Kept...   Phoronix   02 Jun 2020
Microsoft Has Now Open-Source Their BASIC Code From...   Microsoft   21 May 2020
Microsoft Is Writing Its Own Wayland Compositor As...   Microsoft   20 May 2020
Mainlining The Microsoft DirectX Kernel Driver For...   Microsoft   20 May 2020
Microsoft And A KDE Project Spar Over "MAUI"   Microsoft   19 May 2020
Microsoft Announces Direct3D 12 For Linux / WSL2   Microsoft   19 May 2020
Microsoft To Support GPU Acceleration, Linux GUI Apps...   Microsoft   19 May 2020
Microsoft President Brad Smith Acknowledges They Were...   Microsoft   14 May 2020
Watch Out: Microsoft Windows WSL1 Currently Borked...   Ubuntu   12 Apr 2020
Apple Using Rust, exFAT, Ryzen Laptops, Ubuntu 20.04...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2020
Linux Mint 20 Doing Away With 32-Bit Support   Operating Systems   31 Mar 2020
WSL2 Reaching General Availability In Windows 10 v2004   Microsoft   14 Mar 2020
Clear Linux Saw New Features, New Desktop Installer +...   Clear Linux   01 Jan 2020
Microsoft Made More Linux / Open-Source Announcements...   Microsoft   19 Dec 2019
Linux Mint Pulling In MPV-Based Celluloid Media Player...   Operating Systems   31 Oct 2019
Microsoft's WSL2 Now Supports Memory Reclamation   Microsoft   31 Oct 2019
OpenSUSE's OBS Can Now Spin Windows Subsystem for...   SUSE   13 Oct 2019
Firefox 71 Landing Wayland DMA-BUF Textures Support   Fedora   08 Oct 2019
Microsoft Developer Shows Linux Commands Seamlessly...   Microsoft   26 Sep 2019
Linux Mint 19.3 To Further Enhance Its HiDPI Support   Operating Systems   03 Sep 2019
A Third-Party Installer Allows Clear Linux To Run On...   Clear Linux   10 Aug 2019
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2019
System76 Granted A Thunderbolt License To Integrate...   Hardware   31 Jul 2019
Windows' WSL2 Now Allows Localhost Access, Custom...   Microsoft   27 Jul 2019
Ubuntu-WSL Package Offers Better Ubuntu Integration On...   Ubuntu   16 Jul 2019
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes...   Phoronix   09 Jul 2019
Microsoft Aiming For A Linux Development Workflow...   Microsoft   06 Jul 2019
CentOS 8.0 Completed Its Initial Build Loop   Red Hat   04 Jul 2019
NVIDIA Open-Sources TensorRT Library Components   NVIDIA   02 Jul 2019
Ubuntu Drama, Clear Linux Speed & WSL2 Sparked...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2019
Microsoft Releases First Preview Of Windows Terminal   Microsoft   22 Jun 2019
Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Windows Subsystem For...   Microsoft   13 Jun 2019
CentOS 8.0 Is Still Aiming To Be Out Hopefully In A...   Red Hat   04 Jun 2019
Microsoft Confirms WSL To Co-Exist With WSL2, Other...   Microsoft   13 May 2019
More Details On Microsoft's WSL2 Implementation For...   Microsoft   09 May 2019
Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 To Offer Faster I/O...   Microsoft   06 May 2019
Microsoft Announces "Windows Terminal" As...   Microsoft   06 May 2019
Systemd 242 Gearing Up For Release With XBOOTLDR...   systemd   03 Apr 2019
Windows 10 Will Soon Let You Access WSL Linux Files...   Microsoft   16 Feb 2019
Microsoft Developer: You Still Should Have Anti-Virus...   Microsoft   14 Feb 2019
An Unofficial Fedora Remix Is Now Available For...   Fedora   21 Jan 2019
That's A Wrap For 2018 With 3,693 News Articles, 314...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2018
The Most Popular AMD/Radeon Linux News Of 2018   AMD   26 Dec 2018
Microsoft Had Another Year Of Big Open-Source...   Microsoft   25 Dec 2018
The WSL Improvements In The Windows 10 October 2018...   Microsoft   05 Nov 2018
WebRender Reaches Beta For GPU-Accelerated Web...   Mozilla   26 Oct 2018
Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Windows Server 2019...   Microsoft   02 Oct 2018
Windows Server 2019 Reaching GA Next Month   Microsoft   24 Sep 2018
More Details On The WSL-Based Flatpak for Windows,...   Microsoft   17 Sep 2018
Flatpaks Are Now Sort Of Working On Microsoft Windows   Microsoft   15 Sep 2018
Lubuntu Switching To VLC, KDE 5 LibreOffice Frontend   Operating Systems   13 Sep 2018
The Long-Awaited Haiku Operating System Beta Should Be...   Operating Systems   08 Sep 2018