Windows 10 preview builds can now run Linux apps directly on the Windows 10 desktop using the new Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI. In this article, we go hands on with the new WSLg feature to demonstrate the types of graphical Linux apps you can now run.

OP, wouldn’t this post be more useful to Windows users, who are not already able to run those apps? It’s like making posts about Wine in a Windows community…


I think there are people who have not the choice of their OS, but for them it is interesting to know about this possibility. It’s also a warning to Linux app developers, that maybe Windows users will raise bugs in future. This is a discussion which has no final yes or no - except you want to stay in your silo. Maybe a Linux-only community would be helpful then.

The topic of the article is about Linux GUI apps. From the community description I cannot see why it does not fit here. And yes, the other way round i would agree to post wine news also to the Windows community if Windows apps are the affected.

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Linux is a family of open source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution (or distro for short).

Distributions include the Linux kernel and supporting system software and libraries, many of which are provided by the GNU Project. Many Linux distributions use the word “Linux” in their name, but the Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to emphasize the importance of GNU software, causing some controversy.

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