Microsoft announced that Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux Distro is now available in the Windows Store and can be installed on any Windows Insider build=>#16215.
Windows and Linux always closer. During the Microsoft Build developer conference held in Seattle in May the company announced that three free Linux distro will be included in its official app store, allowing Microsoft users to run Windows and Linux apps side-by-side.
The three versions of Linux distros are Ubuntu, Fedora, and SUSE.
Users will be able to install the above Linux operating systems on their Windows machine, the novelty is represented by Fedora and SUSE because Ubuntu is already available on the Windows Store for download,
Ubuntu is currently available to the users registered in Windows 10 Insiders Program and it would be made available to the public with the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creator Update, in September/October 2017.
Windows 10 Insiders users can install the “Build 16215” and obtain Ubuntu from the Windows Store.
Once installed Ubuntu, Windows 10 users have to enable Windows Subsystem for Linux that was previously added to Windows 10.
As announced by Microsoft, the IT giant will include the Linux distro Fedora and SUSE Linux to the Windows Store.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.