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…

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…

Virtualbox only showing 32-bit guests on Windows

When trying to create a Virtualbox VM recently I was only presented with the option of creating a 32-bit client. After a bit of research it turns out this can be caused by incorrect settings in the BIOS or by a competing Virtual Machine software cohabiting the system. CPU First…

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…