Creators Update and BASH (Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade)

Windows 10 Creators Update brings with it a new version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux, including upgrading the Ubuntu distribution from 14.04 (Trusty) to 16.04 (Xenial). Remove & Replace The recommendation from Microsoft is that you completely remove the Ubuntu environment and then re-install it. To remove…

Ubuntu 14.04 Server with PHP 7.0

Installation Ubuntu 14.04 Server ships with php 5.5.9-1 and it was desirable for our developers to use a newer version. Rather than compiling from source we are going to use a backport of php7.0 from Ubuntu 16.04 provided by Ondřej Surý. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/…

Windows 10 integrated Bash

Since the release of Windows 10 anniversary update the new integrated Bash is available, but requires a little bit of tweaking under the hood to get working. You must be running the new anniversary update before this is available to install, so lets check by clicking Start > winver and…

Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 1607)

Anniversary Update On 2nd August the Windows 10 Anniversary Update began rolling out. Primarily of interest to Neontribe is the integrated Bash that we looked at during the Insider Preview. Whilst it should arrive for everyone care of Windows Update over the coming weeks there are several methods you can…