This is the final part of the trilogy. I have a brief look at UWP app development on the VM, running the Bash shell which provides a command shell for running Linux commands on the and the Windows Bridge for IOS which facilities running Objective-C apps as UWP apps on the VM.
Previous:Part 1: Info
Part 2: Getting Started
I modified the image to use 4 cores and have dynamic memory up to 8K.
I was finding file access painfully slow.
Windows Blog: Run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows
This will install Ubuntu on Windows, distributed by Canonical
and licensed under its terms available here:
Type "y" to continue: y
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I found the first few times I tried this it only got to 9% and hung.
I tried it the next day and it downloaded and installed.
It requested a username and password.
There was a icon for Bash on the desktop of the VM’s OS which gave a username and password. Not sure what this was for.
Also, the VM description said it was already part of the OS???
Note on Windows 10 Anniversary edition or later you install Bash on Ubuntu for Windows as “Windows Subsystem for Linux(Beta)” as a “Turn Wndows Features on or off” as an option of Programs and Features:.
Having installed I was able to run a variety of Unix commands from the Bash command prompt.. Note that this shell is not a Linux GUI.