In the new Update for Windows 10 (NT 10); scheduled to be released soon, users will be able to install Windows Subsystem for Linux.
When I tried to log into the Azure Portal from Microsoft Edge, I was greeted with a little surprise.
As an EPiServer developer I have to install IIS, to be able to develop and test the applications.
I usually have templates of different OS laying around as quick sandboxes. All I need to do is create a linked clone, and in under 5 min I have a new Sandbox ready to be hacked.
It happens sometimes I want to change the Location type/profile of a certain Network Adapter (mostly when testing).
If you have tried out the preview of Windows 10, then you might have noticed that, it was Windows Nt 6.4. But as some news has surfaced; that, in the new version of Windows, Microsoft is going to raise the version of Windows NT from 6.3 all the way to 10 in the final build.
Lately I have not kept up with the news, lets say for last year or so. For some reason I clicked on About tab of Chocolatey on the site, usually I just search for the package, and leave it at that. On that page I read that Microsoft is going to implement an Package System (similar to apt-get for Ubuntu and yum for Red Hat), compatible with Chocolatey.
I remember when I was doing my bachelor thesis project on Mono, how uncertain the future of Mono was. While I was finalizing my report, I heard that Attachmate had acquired Novell, and was to close down the OpenSUSE and Mono divisions. At that point I was a bit scared if I will have to do the whole thesis again.
Sometimes added security can be pain, when you really need to get things done.
I think I am going to stick with the Windows 8, even the new Start Screen.
As Windows 8 is made for tablets in mind, Microsoft has implemented some gestures. As with anything else, when using Windows 8, these gestures becomes how you use the OS. You can also use most of these gestures, even if you don't have a touch screen for your Windows 8.