[HLUG] Bad News! Windows 10 Will Soon Have a Real Linux Kernel - It's FOSS

Julian Robbins joolsr1 at gmail.com
Thu May 9 07:03:12 UTC 2019

Hi Keith

Some interesting comments there.

I do agree with you that this will probably help Linux improve its branding
and awareness.

As it's an optional install it would be interesting to see what figures
there are for installs of this component.


On Wed, 8 May 2019, 7:11 pm Keith Edmunds via Herefordshire, <
herefordshire at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:

> It's good news. Microsoft would not invest the time and energy to do this
> if they didn't perceive there to be a market demand for Linux. It raises
> the profile of Linux further, and gives it more credibility in the eyes of
> those who may have just regarded it as a "hacker" OS or the work of
> amateurs.
> Positioning is EVERYTHING. Microsoft underlining "we are taking Linux
> seriously" is excellent news.
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