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Microsoft will transport a full Linux kernel in Windows 10
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Microsoft will transport a full Linux kernel in Windows 10

Microsoft has astonished numerous in the Linux developer community in recent years. Surprises have included conveying things like the Bash shell to Windows, or native OpenSSH in Windows 10, and notwithstanding including Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora in the Windows Store. Microsoft is presently going much further, with plans to transport a full Linux kernel legitimately in Windows 10. “Beginning with Windows Insiders builds this Summer, we will include an in-house custom-built Linux kernel to underpin the newest version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL),” explains Microsoft program manager Jack Hammons. “The kernel itself will initially be based on version 4.19, the latest long-term stable release of Linux. The kernel will be rebased at the designation of new long-term stable r...