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Microsoft will integrate a full, open source Linux kernel into Windows 10



Microsoft will integrate a full, open source Linux kernel into Windows 10


microsoft has announced that from the compilations of Windows 10 Insider Preview this summer will include a linux kernel integrated and customized in the operating system natively.

The Linux kernel will be based on the version 4.19 and will be updated by Windows Updatefrom the summer the users of Windows Insiders they will be the first to try the custom kernel you have created microsoft for your new version of Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

microsoft has been having an affair with for a while now Linux including new features in Windows compatible with Linux, such as the Bash shell, OpenSSH native, or the ability to download Ubuntu, SUSE Linux Y fedora in Microsoft Store. This is undoubtedly great news for those developers of mixed environments who need Windows and Linux, and For the first time in history, a Linux kernel will be integrated into Windows..

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To use the kernel you will have to install a userspace via Microsoft Storewhich will also be downloadable via a custom distribution package and with an injected startup script to start the startup process to form the connections between Windows Y Linux.

To make this symbiosis more effective, Microsoft has announced a new terminal combining PowerShell, cmd Y WSL in the same place, being able to open a tab and choose whether to open it in CMD, PowerShell or WSL mode, in turn the new terminal will be redesigned with custom themes, keyboard shortcuts, open hyperlinks and even use emojis.