Now that we've had a chance to come to terms with the whole Bash on Windows thing, it's time Microsoft delivered a deeper look at how the integration works. For the curious, that explainer -- the first of a series -- is finally here.
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Everybody lost their minds when Microsoft dropped the bombshell that it was bringing Linux Bash to Windows 10 for the upcoming Anniversary update. Windows Insiders will have fun with this feature ahead of everybody else through the new Windows 10 Preview Build 14316 which also adds a ton of nifty Cortana improvements. Here are the details.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
At it's Build 2016 developer conference, Microsoft surprised everybody with the announcement that it is bringing the Bash shell, a command line tool used in Unix-style operating systems like Linux, to Windows 10. The company has been showering Linux with love recently but this is a great leap forward for Microsoft in supporting open source development.
Mac OS X Hints details how to set each one of your Terminal windows to a different, random >> colour </</. When you're sick of multiple windows, give the free, tabbed iTerm a try.
You're in a meeting with your laptop: Are you checking email or paying attention to the speaker? Um, can you repeat the question? you ask. You need your lappie to look up information and take notes, right? But a lot of people—and you know who you are—use the computer to check sports scores and IM during the painful office get-togethers. So what say you, lifehackers—do laptops in meetings help you get more out of it or escape the boredom? And before you answer, watch out—your meeting moderator's giving you the evil eye.Minding the Meeting, or Your Computer?