WSL-DistroLauncher is an open source tool designed to lure Linux distros to the Microsoft Store

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/26/microsoft-linux-open-source-wsl/ Is it cool that there are Linux distributions in the Microsoft Store? Eh, I suppose. While I don’t fully trust Microsoft’s commitment to both Linux and open source, understandably, … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg to publicly shame himself over Cambridge Analytica scandal on CNN tonight

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/21/zuckerberg-cambridge-analytica-cnn/ Facebook is a pretty terrible experience. Yeah, as a social network, I guess it does its job of connecting friends, family, and colleagues, but its non-chronological interface makes it … Read more

Netrunner 18.03 ‘Idolon’ Debian-based Linux distribution available for download

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/11/netrunner-debian-idolon-linux-kde/ As Windows 10 continues its trend of being a bloated and confusing mess (tighten it up, Microsoft!), Linux-based operating systems continue to be an excellent alternative. There are no … Read more

As Debian comes to Windows 10, should we worry Microsoft will ’embrace, extend, and extinguish’ Linux?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/debian-linux-windows/ Personally, I am not a fan of running Linux distributions on Windows 10 — WSL, virtual machine, or otherwise. While I appreciate Microsoft’s focus on Linux lately, I am … Read more