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Windows Subsystem for Linux Articles & Reviews

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
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
WLinux & WLinux Enterprise Benchmarks, The Linux Distributions Built For Windows 10 WSL   Operating Systems   2019-01-18
Windows Server 2019 Performance Benchmarked Against Linux On An Intel Xeon Server   Operating Systems   2018-12-27
A Look At The Windows 10 October 2018 Update Performance With WSL   Operating Systems   2018-10-12
Using W10Privacy To Boost Ubuntu WSL Performance On Windows 10   Software   2018-06-18
Benchmarking Ubuntu 18.04 On Windows Subsystem for Linux: WSL Leading Bare Linux In More Tests   Operating Systems   2018-05-18
Windows 10 vs. Windows WSL vs. Linux - Ubuntu / openSUSE / Debian / Clear Linux   Operating Systems   2018-03-28
Windows 10 WSL vs. Linux Performance For Early 2018   Operating Systems   2018-02-22
Windows 10 WSL vs. Docker on Windows 10 vs. Bare Metal Linux Performance   Operating Systems   2017-12-01
Windows 10 WSL: Ubuntu vs. openSUSE Leap Performance   Operating Systems   2017-08-04
Windows 10 WSL CPU Scaling Performance vs. Linux   Operating Systems   2017-08-01
Windows 10 WSL vs. VirtualBox Ubuntu Performance On An Intel Core i9 7900X   Operating Systems   2017-07-05
Windows 10 Creators WSL vs. Clear Linux vs. Ubuntu 17.04   Operating Systems   2017-04-28
Ubuntu 14.04/16.04 vs. Ubuntu Bash On Windows 10 Anniversary Performance   Operating Systems   2016-08-09

Windows Subsystem for Linux Linux & Open-Source News

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
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
Systemd Creator Lands At Microsoft   Microsoft   2022-07-06
Microsoft's "Dozen" Prepares For Vulkan 1.1 Support   Mesa   2022-06-15
Phoronix Turns 18 Years Old For Covering Linux Hardware   Phoronix   2022-06-05
Microsoft Ships Big Update To Their CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux Distribution   Microsoft   2022-06-05
Microsoft Lands VA-API To Direct3D 12 H.264 Video Encode/Decode In Mesa   Microsoft   2022-05-17
"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
Linux 5.18 Preparations, AMD Servers, Spectre BHI & Other Highlights From March   Phoronix   2022-04-02
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
Steam Deck, GNOME 42 Advancements & AMD Linux Updates Excited Readers In February   Phoronix   2022-03-01
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
Microsoft's Mesa D3D12 Driver Now Allows OpenGL 4.2   Mesa   2022-02-04
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
Microsoft Lands D3D12 Compute Support In Mesa 22.0   Microsoft   2022-01-11
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 Releases Updated CBL-Mariner Linux Distribution   Microsoft   2021-12-17
Microsoft Releases Performance Tools For Linux/Android   Microsoft   2021-12-08
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
Microsoft Adds An EGL Implementation To Mesa For Windows   Mesa   2021-09-15
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's Internal Linux Distribution "CBL-Mariner" Continues Maturing   Microsoft   2021-07-12
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
11 Features That Didn't Make It In 2020 For Linux 5.11   Linux Kernel   2021-01-02
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
Microsoft Adds SPIR-V To DXIL Library In Mesa - With A Focus On WebGPU Support   Microsoft   2020-12-22
Mesa 21.0 Merges Initial Direct3D 12 Support For WSL   Mesa   2020-12-16
The AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Continue To Impress On Linux   AMD   2020-12-09
Microsoft Begins Landing Changes For Cross-Platform Support With Their Mesa D3D12 Code   Microsoft   2020-12-02
Mesa 21.0 Merges Direct3D 12 Gallium3D Driver   Microsoft   2020-11-10
It's Now Even Easier Setting Up Windows Subsystem For Linux On Windows 10   Microsoft   2020-10-29
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
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
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
Kernel Advancements, Microsoft Linux News Kept Open-Source Fans Entertained In May   Phoronix   2020-06-02
Mainlining The Microsoft DirectX Kernel Driver For Linux Will Be An Uphill Battle   Microsoft   2020-05-20
Microsoft To Support GPU Acceleration, Linux GUI Apps On WSL2   Microsoft   2020-05-19
Microsoft President Brad Smith Acknowledges They Were Previously Wrong On Open-Source   Microsoft   2020-05-14
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
Clear Linux Saw New Features, New Desktop Installer + Increased Adoption In 2019   Clear Linux   2020-01-01
Microsoft Made More Linux / Open-Source Announcements In 2019 From exFAT To WSL2   Microsoft   2019-12-19
November Is Still Bringing Many Interesting Linux Benchmarks / Milestones   Phoronix   2019-11-10
Microsoft's WSL2 Now Supports Memory Reclamation   Microsoft   2019-10-31
OpenSUSE's OBS Can Now Spin Windows Subsystem for Linux Images   SUSE   2019-10-13
Microsoft Developer Shows Linux Commands Seamlessly Integrated Within Windows PowerShell   Microsoft   2019-09-26
A Third-Party Installer Allows Clear Linux To Run On Microsoft Windows WSL   Clear Linux   2019-08-10
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source Fans In July   Phoronix   2019-08-01
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
Microsoft Announces "Windows Terminal" As Linux-esque Inspired Terminal For Windows 10   Microsoft   2019-05-06
Systemd 242 Gearing Up For Release With XBOOTLDR Support, Other New Features   systemd   2019-04-03
Windows 10 Will Soon Let You Access WSL Linux Files From Explorer, Other Improvements   Microsoft   2019-02-16
Microsoft Developer: You Still Should Have Anti-Virus With Windows Subsystem For Linux   Microsoft   2019-02-14
An Unofficial Fedora Remix Is Now Available For Windows' WSL But It Will Cost You   Fedora   2019-01-21
Phoronix Test Suite 8.6 Milestone 2 Released For Open-Source Benchmarking   Phoronix Test Suite   2019-01-20
Linux 4.20, Debian, Intel, x32, Microsft's Actions & STIBP Topics Rounded Out 2018   Phoronix   2019-01-01
That's A Wrap For 2018 With 3,693 News Articles, 314 Linux Hardware Reviews/Benchmarks   Phoronix   2018-12-31
Microsoft Had Another Year Of Big Open-Source Surprises   Microsoft   2018-12-25
The WSL Improvements In The Windows 10 October 2018 Update   Microsoft   2018-11-05
Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Windows Server 2019 Now Available   Microsoft   2018-10-02
Windows Server 2019 Reaching GA Next Month   Microsoft   2018-09-24
More Details On The WSL-Based Flatpak for Windows, Including Linux Games Running   Microsoft   2018-09-17
Flatpaks Are Now Sort Of Working On Microsoft Windows   Microsoft   2018-09-15
Microsoft Still Working To Squeeze More I/O Performance Out Of WSL / Bash For Windows   Microsoft   2018-08-09
Windows Comparisons, Linux 4.18, Wine & Alternate CPUs Were Very Popular In June   Phoronix   2018-07-01
Linux Distro Tests, New Ryzen, & LLVM Topped Our 333 Articles This Month   Phoronix   2018-05-31
Clear Linux Exploring Support For Windows WSL   Microsoft   2018-05-28
Windows' Notepad Finally Supports Unix/Linux Line Endings   Microsoft   2018-05-08
Windows 10 April 2018 Update Now Shipping, To Be Tested Against Linux   Microsoft   2018-04-30
Windows Subsystem for Linux Now Supports Copy/Paste   Microsoft   2018-04-14
Microsoft Open-Sources WSL Sample To Let More Linux Distributions Run On Windows   Microsoft   2018-03-26
Windows Server 2019 Goes Into Preview With WSL, Better Kubernetes Support   Microsoft   2018-03-20
Windows 10 Spring Update Bringing WSL Unix Sockets Support, OpenSSH / Curl / Tar Support   Microsoft   2018-03-07
Debian & Kali Linux Are Now On Windows Subsystem for Linux   Microsoft   2018-03-06
Raven Ridge, Vulkan & Another Valve Linux Developer Excited Folks This Month   Phoronix   2018-02-28
LizardFS Had A Busy 2017 But This Year They Will Be Even Busier With A Big Rework   Linux Storage   2018-02-06
Open-Source Driver Progress & Vulkan Dominated December   Phoronix   2018-01-01
Microsoft's Linux / Open-Source Actions Of 2017   Microsoft   2017-12-05
Microsoft Is Trying To Make Windows Subsystem For Linux Faster (WSL)   Microsoft   2017-11-17
Microsoft's Open-Source / Linux Announcements So Far In 2017   Microsoft   2017-09-28
Phoronix Test Suite 7.4 M3 Released With OpenBenchmarking Seamless/Dynamic Comparisons   Phoronix Test Suite   2017-08-28
Ryzen, Windows 10 & Laptop Survey Piqued Linux Users In July   Phoronix   2017-08-01
Microsoft's Windows Subsystem For Linux Exits Beta   Microsoft   2017-07-29
Fedora's FESCo Is Okay With Fedora 26 In The Windows Store   Microsoft   2017-05-13
Microsoft Continued With Many Linux/Open-Source Announcements In 2016   Microsoft   2016-12-28
WSL-Distribution-Switcher Swaps Out Ubuntu For Other Distros On Windows   Proprietary Software   2016-11-20
Linux 4.8, AMDGPU, RADV & Google's Fuchsia OS Dominated This Month   Phoronix   2016-08-31
August Has Been A Super Exciting Month So Far For Linux / Open-Source Users   Free Software   2016-08-21
Ubuntu's Unity Desktop Can Now Run Natively On Windows   Microsoft   2016-07-10
Microsoft Explains More About Their Windows Subsystem For Linux   Microsoft   2016-04-25