Microsoft loves Linux – as in, it loves Linux users running Linux desktop apps on Windows PCs


Microsoft this week released a preview version of Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI, or WSLg, which provides a way to run Linux applications with graphic interfaces on Windows devices.

Foretold last year at the software titan’s virtual Build 2020 conference, WSLg takes the previously released WSL 2 beyond Linux command line tools and apps and makes it the foundation of a functional Windows/Linux desktop chimera.

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