The Document Foundation distances itself from unofficial LibreOffice app in the Microsoft Store

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/23/unofficial-libreoffice-app/ Earlier today we wrote about the sudden appearance of a new LibreOffice app in the Microsoft Store. There were a couple of peculiarities about the app — not only … Read more

Free, open source office suite LibreOffice arrives in the Microsoft Store — with a price tag

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/07/23/libreoffice-microsoft-store/ LibreOffice is one of many free alternatives to Microsoft Office, and the open source office suite has now arrived in the Microsoft Store. While many people will be pleased … Read more

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

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

Here’s how to fix the missing Store problem in Windows 10 Build 17110

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/01/heres-how-to-fix-the-missing-store-problem-in-windows-10-build-17110/ Shortly after Microsoft released the latest Windows 10 preview build to Insiders on the Fast ring, reports started coming in that the Store was missing for a number of … Read more

Subscriptions with automated recurring billing come to Windows 10

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/10/subscriptions-with-automated-recurring-billing-come-to-windows-10/ The number of decent apps available in the Microsoft Store pales in comparison to those in the Apple App Store and Google Play. Big names drop out almost as … Read more

Google Chrome finally arrives in Windows 10’s Store (kind of)

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/19/google-brings-chrome-to-windows-10-microsoft-store/ Google is notorious for its abysmal support of Windows 10’s app store. A quick search reveals that there are only two apps available from the company, both of which … Read more