This is the moment you have been waiting for

This

https://youtu.be/f8_nvJzuaSU

:innocent:

ps. perhaps should have been posted here ?
:stuck_out_tongue:

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:astonished: :scream: :scream_cat:

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Funny enough, I was just showing a co-worker Debian WSL and he asked if it can run GUI applications. Coincidence or are you looking over my shoulder?

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He was looking over WSL yeah :rofl:

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Without visiting YT, what exactly have I been waiting for?

:dark_sunglasses:

Read
Watch
:wink:

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Yeah I was skeptical in viewing a video without a reference but i yolo-ed it :slight_smile:
this is crazy. maybe i wouldn’t have embarked on my Linux journey if this was available 5 years ago.

but then again my main motivational factor to go the Linux way was the open-source concept and the hilarious state of shareware apps in Windows (which is the alternative to open-source that the MS model proposes), where the app you used has half of its screen real estate covered in ads, not to mention the “bundled software” these programs come with.

Anyway, I digress, my point is that this feature will definitely help Windows keep its
user-base and opens the OS to users in the field of research where Linux is massively used.

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It’s a win-win in my opinion, being able to use my key Linux toolsets regardless of platform is an absolute advantage. Frankly, so far, WSL2 has made my life a heck of a lot easier compared to the mess that was cygwin in the past.

I think it’s horrible, at least for dual-boots with Windows it’s security / 0 :ghost:

I’ve got this conspiracy theory that Microsoft insists on being so closed source because I think they are embarrassed that if they opened it up, we would all find out it’s basically just Windows XP with the Linux Kernel patched into it. And really everyone is just using the “Windows DE”

Personally, that’s cool I guess. Although my Linux GUI apps work just fine in Linux, I don’t really care if they work in Windows.

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I have removed it from watch history. I never watched it. :slightly_smiling_face:

I mean, it’s cool and all, but I don’t have Windows in order to try it, so why would I be waiting for it?

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did you remove the data from google’s servers? google writes everything in stone :slight_smile: it will forever be known that you have watched that video :slight_smile:

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If that were true they would be in violation of license for not disclosing that wouldn’t they?

You’re right, that can’t be it then. We all know big companies never break any laws or do anything nefarious.

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At some moment he mentions you can run edge browser on linux under WSL. What? Why? Why would anyone want to do that? :scream: :crazy_face: :rofl:
But anyway it’s quite an achievement. Perhaps if windows opened their source we could have even better support for windows software? It’s still a marvel that wine exists.
Now I want my company to allow WSL on my work computer. :smiley:

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Bah I just asked IT for an old system that was headed for the bin and installed EndeavourOS on that.

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I’m not waiting for it … Not looking for it … and not wasting any time on it! Windows is Windows and Linux is Linux. It’s like running in VM. I don’t want to if i don’t have to. Why would I?

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I hope God does not cross check with Google before deciding my sins?