Tag Archives: Microsoft

‘Next generation of Skype’ Unveiled, But Theres No Mention of Linux Support

skype for linux logoMicrosoft has unwrapped “the next generation of Skype”, a feature-packed update aimed at injecting youthful appeal into the venerable VoIP brand. Dubbed ‘new Skype’, Microsoft say the new version of Skype add more personalisation, more immediacy, and more intimacy to the service. “Life is busy and filled with too many options. Staying connected, with all this noise, can sometimes […]

This post, ‘Next generation of Skype’ Unveiled, But Theres No Mention of Linux Support, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE are Coming to the Windows Store

Ubuntu will soon be available to install from the Windows Store on Windows 10. Nope, I’m not drunk, and you’re not hallucinating. The news was announced by Microsoft’s Terry Myers at the software giant’s annual Build conference for developers. What’s more Ubuntu isn’t the only Linux distribution planned. Microsoft says it is working with SUSE and Fedora to bring their […]

This post, Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE are Coming to the Windows Store, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Tool Lets You Use Fedora and Other Distros with Windows Subsystem for Linux

bashAdd you likely know, Windows 10 Anniversary Update offers a hidden developer-orientated feature called  Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and also known as ‘Bash on Ubuntu on Windows’. The feature allows fans of popular open-source and Linux-based command line tools to use them seamlessly on their Windows desktop, no need to dual-boot into a Linux distro or open […]

This post, This Tool Lets You Use Fedora and Other Distros with Windows Subsystem for Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Microsoft Has Joined the Linux Foundation (No, Really!)

screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-16-42-33Microsoft has joined the Linux Foundation.  No, you don’t need to rub yours eyes: we did just write that. The company says it is “joining the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member to better collaborate with the open source community.” “We want to help developers achieve more and capitalise on the industry’s shift toward cloud-first […]

This post, Microsoft Has Joined the Linux Foundation (No, Really!), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Is The GNOME Web Browser Running on Windows 10 [File Under Crazy]

screen-shot-2016-11-13-at-18-15The screenshot above …It shows madness incarnate. Okay, it doesn’t — but it is close! You’re looking at GNOME Web — the open-source web-browser formerly known as Epiphany — running on Windows 10 via the Windows Subsystem for Linux (aka Bash on Ubuntu on Windows). The Windows Subsystem for Linux, which is being upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in an upcoming Windows […]

This post, This Is The GNOME Web Browser Running on Windows 10 [File Under Crazy], was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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