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Windows 11 WSL2 Performance vs. Ubuntu Linux With The AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D   Operating Systems   2023-04-26
Windows 11 WSL2 Performance Is Quite Competitive Against Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / Ubuntu 21.10   Operating Systems   2021-09-29
An Early Look At Windows 11 WSL2 Performance Against Ubuntu Linux   Operating Systems   2021-07-06
Windows Subsystem For Linux / WSL2 Performance With The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X   Operating Systems   2020-12-16
Ubuntu 20.04 vs. Windows 10 WSL/WSL2 Performance In 170+ Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2020-06-24
Windows 10 May 2020 Performance For WSL vs. WSL2   Operating Systems   2020-06-17
Windows Subsystem For Linux Performance At The End Of 2019   Operating Systems   2019-12-11
Initial Benchmarks Of Microsoft's WSL2 - Windows Subsystem For Linux 2 On Windows 10 Is A Mixed Bag   Operating Systems   2019-06-14

WSL2 Linux & Open-Source News

Microsoft Releases A Big Update To Windows Subsystem For Linux, New Experimental Options   Microsoft   2023-09-18
Microsoft Adds Direct3D 12 Powered AV1 Video Encoding To Mesa   Microsoft   2023-06-28
WSL 1.3.10 Brings Experimental Memory Reclaim, Updated DXCore & Linux Kernel   Microsoft   2023-06-14
AMD RX 7600, Intel X86-S & Other Exciting Linux/Open-Source News From May   Phoronix   2023-06-01
Linux Features Loved By Microsoft Engineers Working On WSL2   Microsoft   2023-05-14
Silly Open-Source Moves, AMD openSIL & Rust Happenings Made For An Interesting Month   Phoronix   2023-04-30
Microsoft Releases WinGet 1.4 For Improving Its Open-Source Package Manager   Microsoft   2023-01-23
Microsoft Begins Providing DirectX Shader Compiler Linux Binaries   Microsoft   2022-12-18
AMD EPYC Genoa, Linux 6.1 & Rust Efforts Excited Linux Users In November   Phoronix   2022-12-01
Microsoft Promotes Windows Subsystem For Linux "WSL" To GA Status   Microsoft   2022-11-22
Mesa 22.3-rc1 Released With Rusticl, Many Intel & Radeon Vulkan Driver Improvements   Mesa   2022-11-02
Intel Extension For TensorFlow Released - Provides Intel GPU Acceleration   Intel   2022-10-28
Microsoft Adds Mesa Support For Building Against The DirectX 12 Agility SDK   Microsoft   2022-10-21
Microsoft Promotes Its Open-Source Terminal To The Default For Windows 11 CLI Apps   Microsoft   2022-10-18
AMD Ryzen 7000 Series, Linux 6.0, MGLRU, Rust & IO_uring Made For An Exciting September   Phoronix   2022-10-01
Microsoft Adds AV1 Decode Support To Their Mesa D3D12 Driver   Microsoft   2022-09-30
Microsoft & Canonical Bring systemd To WSL   systemd   2022-09-21
Microsoft Lands HEVC Video Encode/Decode Within Mesa Using VA-API To Direct3D 12   Mesa   2022-09-15
Microsoft Extends Mesa's D3D12 Video Acceleration To Support Video Engine Based Effects   Mesa   2022-07-22
Mesa 22.1 Released With Many Vulkan Improvements, Kopper For Zink, Imagination Driver   Mesa   2022-05-18
"Ubuntu Preview" Makes It Easy To Try The Bleeding-Edge Ubuntu Experience On WSL   Ubuntu   2022-05-17
Mesa On Windows Continues Improving: Dzn Dynamic Rendering, WGL Kopper Lands   Mesa   2022-04-22
Mesa 22.1-rc1 Brings Radeon Vulkan Enhancements, Imagination Driver & Microsoft Dozen   Mesa   2022-04-14
Steam Deck, Ryzen Servers, Apple M1 On Linux & Milan-X Excited Linux Users In Q1   Phoronix   2022-03-31
"Dozen" Merged Into Mesa For Implementing Vulkan On Direct3D 12   Mesa   2022-03-25
Microsoft Has Another Go At Their DirectX Linux Kernel Driver   Microsoft   2022-03-02
Microsoft Adds Residency Management To Mesa's D3D12 Code For Better Efficiency   Mesa   2022-02-11
Oracle Linux 8 Now Available From The Microsoft Store   Oracle   2022-02-06
Microsoft Posts Updated "DXGKRNL" Linux Kernel Driver For WSL/WSA   Microsoft   2022-02-05
Mesa's "Dozen" Close To Providing Vulkan Over Direct3D 12   Microsoft   2022-02-03
Intel Alder Lake & Linux Kernel Advancements Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2022-02-01
Microsoft's Direct3D 12 Code For Mesa Now Supports OpenGL Tessellation Functionality   Microsoft   2022-01-26
Microsoft Reworks The "DXGKRNL" Driver It Wants To Get Into The Linux Kernel   Microsoft   2022-01-13
This Year Microsoft Embraced eBPF, Debuted CBL-Mariner, Continued With WSL Features   Microsoft   2021-12-31
Ubuntu Had A Great Year In Switching To Wayland, Continued Commercial Success   Ubuntu   2021-12-30
Microsoft Working On Direct3D 12 Video Acceleration For Mesa   Microsoft   2021-11-22
Proof-Of-Concept Work Brings systemd To Ubuntu WSL   Ubuntu   2021-11-16
HP To Begin Pre-Loading WSL2 For Windows On Upcoming HP Workstations   Microsoft   2021-11-09
Intel + Microsoft Bring oneAPI L0 & OpenCL To WSL2 With Open-Source Stack + DXGKRNL   Microsoft   2021-11-04
Ubuntu Continues Work On Flutter+Dart Written Firmware-Updater Utility   Ubuntu   2021-11-03
Microsoft Publishes WSL Preview Inside the Windows 11 Store   Microsoft   2021-10-11
Linux 5.15, AMD / Radeon Advancements, Intel SDSi Dominated Discussions This Month   Phoronix   2021-10-01
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson 3A5000 Made For An Exciting July   Phoronix   2021-08-01
Intel Compute-Runtime 21.30.20482 Brings Initial WSL2 Support   Intel   2021-07-30
Microsoft Announces Windows 11 - Benchmarks Against Linux To Begin Soon   Microsoft   2021-06-24
NVIDIA 470.76 WSL Driver Released   NVIDIA   2021-06-04
Mumblings Of A "Big New" Open-Source GPU Driver Coming...   Hardware   2021-05-22
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New Installer Rallied April   Phoronix   2021-05-01
Microsoft Posts WSLg Preview - GUI App Support With Windows Subsystem For Linux   Microsoft   2021-04-21
Canonical Releases "Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview"   Ubuntu   2021-03-31
Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular Phoronix Content Of 2020   Phoronix   2020-12-31
The Most Popular NVIDIA Linux News + Milestones Of 2020   NVIDIA   2020-12-30
Ubuntu Had A Stellar 2020 From Ubuntu 20.04 LTS To Continued WSL, Cloud Popularity   Ubuntu   2020-12-29
2020 Was Another Interesting Year For Microsoft Around Open-Source/Linux   Microsoft   2020-12-28
Mesa 21.0 Merges Initial Direct3D 12 Support For WSL   Mesa   2020-12-16
Mesa 21.0 Merges Direct3D 12 Gallium3D Driver   Microsoft   2020-11-10
Open-Source RADV Vulkan Driver Is Seeing Work To Allow Building It On Windows   Mesa   2020-10-19
OpenCL 1.2 Support Merged For Mesa's Gallium3D Clover While OpenCL 3.0 Is Being Tackled   Mesa   2020-10-08
Microsoft Has A Large Presence At This Year's X.Org Conference   X.Org   2020-09-17
WSL2 Adding Support For Mounting Physical Disks, EXT4 Access And More From Windows   Microsoft   2020-09-10
Updated NVIDIA CUDA For WSL Brings Better Performance, PTX JIT   NVIDIA   2020-09-03
Microsoft Is Backporting WSL2 To Their Windows 10 2019 Releases   Microsoft   2020-08-20
Microsoft Doubles Their Commits To Mesa This Week   Microsoft   2020-08-18
Progress Being Made On OpenCL+OpenGL Over Direct3D 12   Microsoft   2020-07-09
OpenSUSE Leap 15.2 Hops Onto The Microsoft Store For WSL/WSL2   Microsoft   2020-07-09
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8 Was Exciting For June   Phoronix   2020-07-01
An Early Benchmark Of The NVIDIA CUDA GPU Performance On WSL2   NVIDIA   2020-06-27
Phoronix Test Suite 9.8 Milestone 2 Released For Open-Source/Linux Benchmarking   Phoronix Test Suite   2020-06-24
Microsoft Posts Initial DRM Driver For Hyper-V Synthetic Video Device   Microsoft   2020-06-23
Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition Updated With WSL Support   Radeon   2020-06-17
NVIDIA, Intel Post New Windows 10 Graphics Drivers For WSL2 Linux App Support   Microsoft   2020-06-17
Eight Features Not In Linux 5.8 From The DirectX Kernel Driver To FSGSBASE & DAMON   Linux Kernel   2020-06-16
Kernel Advancements, Microsoft Linux News Kept Open-Source Fans Entertained In May   Phoronix   2020-06-02
Microsoft Has Now Open-Source Their BASIC Code From 1983   Microsoft   2020-05-21
Microsoft Is Writing Its Own Wayland Compositor As Part Of WSL2 GUI Efforts   Microsoft   2020-05-20
Mainlining The Microsoft DirectX Kernel Driver For Linux Will Be An Uphill Battle   Microsoft   2020-05-20
Microsoft And A KDE Project Spar Over "MAUI"   Microsoft   2020-05-19
Microsoft Announces Direct3D 12 For Linux / WSL2   Microsoft   2020-05-19
Microsoft To Support GPU Acceleration, Linux GUI Apps On WSL2   Microsoft   2020-05-19
Watch Out: Microsoft Windows WSL1 Currently Borked With Ubuntu 20.04   Ubuntu   2020-04-12
Apple Using Rust, exFAT, Ryzen Laptops, Ubuntu 20.04 Advances + Other Hits From March   Phoronix   2020-03-31
WSL2 Reaching General Availability In Windows 10 v2004   Microsoft   2020-03-14
Microsoft Made More Linux / Open-Source Announcements In 2019 From exFAT To WSL2   Microsoft   2019-12-19
Microsoft's WSL2 Now Supports Memory Reclamation   Microsoft   2019-10-31
Windows' WSL2 Now Allows Localhost Access, Custom Kernels   Microsoft   2019-07-27
Ubuntu-WSL Package Offers Better Ubuntu Integration On Windows Subsystem For Linux   Ubuntu   2019-07-16
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes Intrigued Open-Source Fans In H1-2019   Phoronix   2019-07-09
Microsoft Aiming For A Linux Development Workflow Around WSL + VS Code Remote   Microsoft   2019-07-06
Ubuntu Drama, Clear Linux Speed & WSL2 Sparked Lots Of Interest In June   Phoronix   2019-07-01
Microsoft Releases First Preview Of Windows Terminal   Microsoft   2019-06-22
Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Windows Subsystem For Linux 2   Microsoft   2019-06-13
Microsoft Confirms WSL To Co-Exist With WSL2, Other Windows Subsystem for Linux Details   Microsoft   2019-05-13
More Details On Microsoft's WSL2 Implementation For Running Linux Binaries On Windows 10   Microsoft   2019-05-09
Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 To Offer Faster I/O Performance, Native Docker Containers   Microsoft   2019-05-06