|Thomas Delrue on 31 Mar 2016 07:31:57 -0700|
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|Re: [PLUG] Bash on Windows?|
I'll take "a change of clothes" for 800, Alex... Answer: "A wolf" "Which animal dons the fleece of a sheep? Alex." On 03/31/2016 09:39 AM, K.S. Bhaskar wrote: > I wonder whether this a change of heart or a change of clothes, e.g., see > http://techrights.org/2016/03/10/charm-offensives-distract/ > > On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 9:13 AM, Will <email@example.com> wrote: > >> From what I read on the topic the focus is mostly to support containers on >> Windows. There isn't a way possible Microsoft's currents software >> architecture to support containers natively. The goal is to allow docker or >> a docker compatible extension. This is good news for Linux developers and >> admins. >> >> We need to stop focusing on "the addition of BASH" aspect as much as >> Windows is trying to add support for native container development. But >> don't get me wrong, Microsoft is not blindly opening its doors to Linux >> either. They are merely accepting open source software isn't going anywhere >> and are discovering to exploit it versus denying it. Remember, Microsoft >> did make a play by open sourcing .NET 5.0 with the intention of putting it >> on Linux. My question is what is going to be next and what should we >> expect? >> >> -William >> On Mar 31, 2016 8:07 AM, "Anthony Martin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> wrote: >> >>> This is meant as a tool for developers more than actual desktop use from >>> my understanding. I think Microsoft is grasping at straws trying to pull >>> themselves out of the hole they are in that just keeps getting deeper with >>> smother walls. Bringing SQL server to Linux is proof they realize that >>> windows is slipping in the enterprise environment and this move with adding >>> "BASH" to Windows 10 is admitting they are losing a lot of developers to >>> Linux and OSX. >>> >>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 10:21 PM, JP Vossen <email@example.com> wrote: >>>> On 03/30/2016 09:05 PM, Mike DePaulo wrote: >>>>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 8:53 PM, Chris Grabowy <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>>>> wrote: >>>>> >>>>>> Microsoft is bringing the Bash shell to Windows 10 >>>>>> >>>>>> http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/30/be-very-afraid-hell-has-frozen-over-bash-is-coming-to-windows-10/?ncid=rss&cps=gravity_1462_7753874354700491481 >>>>>> >>>>>> Please don’t flog me if this topic is not relevant but for those of us >>>>>> stuck at work with a Windows desktop/laptop this will be heaven... >>>>> >>>>> "a new Linux subsystem in Windows 10" >>>>> >>>>> Wow. Remember that Microsoft retired SUA/SFU. >>>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Services_for_UNIX >>>> >>>> More: >>>> * >>>> https://linux.slashdot.org/story/16/03/30/1021224/microsoft-and-canonical-partner-to-bring-ubuntu-to-windows-10-says-report >>>> * Updated: >>>> https://linux.slashdot.org/story/16/03/30/1021224/confirmed-microsoft-and-canonical-partner-to-bring-ubuntu-to-windows-10 >>>> * Excellent: >>>> http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2016/03/ubuntu-on-windows.html >>>> * Related: >>>> http://news.slashdot.org/story/15/06/02/1950234/microsoft-to-support-ssh-in-windows-and-contribute-to-openssh >>>> >>>> Several hours ago I sent an email at work with the subject line >>>> "Bringing all the stability and security of Windows to Ubuntu." I'm really >>>> torn, because on one hand I think this is horrible idea, per that subject >>>> line. On the other hand, IF it actually works, having useful tools (esp. >>>> SSH) on Windows would be cool for us on this list. >>>> >>>> But for those new to Ubuntu, how does saddling Ubuntu with all the pain, >>>> instability and insecurity of Windows affect the perception of Ubuntu? >>>> >>>> And related, how will this affect Cygwin?
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