Debian Lands on Windows 10

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Windows 10 with 17 Comments

Microsoft is adding another major Linux distro to its growing collection of Linux environments in Windows 10. The company announced its plans to bring Linux environments to Windows 10 through the Microsoft Store last year, and a couple of them are already available for download. Just earlier today, for example, another Linux distro joined the Microsoft Store.

Debian is the latest addition to Microsoft’s collection of Linux environments in Windows 10 available through the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Debian joins other popular environments like Ubuntu and openSUSE on the Microsoft Store. Just like these other environments, you can install them directly from the Microsoft Store with a single click and get started. More importantly, you can run multiple distros at the same time, side-by-side, which is pretty darn cool.

Debian is available from the Microsoft Store here.

Thanks, Aaron for the tip.

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