[Cin] Windows 11, Linux GUI programs, Cin-GG?

Terje J. Hanssen terjejhanssen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 00:23:01 CEST 2021

Den 11.10.2021 00:05, skrev Terje J. Hanssen:
> Den 09.10.2021 21:02, skrev mnieuw--- via Cin:
>> I read today that Windows 11 supports Linux programs with a GUI.
>> https://www.theregister.com/2021/10/05/windows_11_in_detail/ about
>> halfway down. Quote: <GUI Linux applications can be pinned to the
>> taskbar and launched as if they were native Windows applications.>
>> end quote.
>> I strongly suspect you need to install a special Linux distro first,
>> but has anyone been able to try it with the AppImage of CinGG? I have
>> no Windows anywhere.
>> MatN
> Mat
> First I have no knowledge or experience with this topic myselfe, but 
> point on some related stuff.
> (The closest I tried and looked at several years ago, was Cygwin on 
> Windows)
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Not so important, and possibly I had a look at Cygwin too,
but what I meant was the predecessor "Windows Services for Unix" (SFU)

Terje J. H

> A practical guide to using AppImages on WSL2.
> https://blog.dvmm.dev/a-practical-guide-to-using-appimages-on-wsl2
> Run Linux GUI apps on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (preview)
> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/tutorials/gui-apps
> ----
> The above is not unlike the CLI installation in the Readme for Cin-GG. 
> Additional, the appimage is "extracted",
> something I noticed another person mentioned made his Appimage program 
> faster on his Linux.
> Possibly also AppImageLauncher works on the actual Linux distro on WSL2 ?
> -------
> The base looks to be WSL2  - Windows Subsystem for Linux -
> a compatibility layer for running Linux binary executables natively on 
> Windows systems.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Subsystem_for_Linux
> Then one or more of the several Linux distributions can be installed 
> from Microsoft store:
> https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/search/shop/apps?q=wsl
> ---------
> Terje J. H

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