Microsoft announced at its Build 2017 Developer Conference earlier this year that Ubuntu would be available in Windows Store, and now this Linux distro is ready to be downloaded.
Ubuntu as well as SUSE Linux and Fedora, the two other Linux distro to the store-run a standalone application in Windows 10. It also offers regular command-line utilities with shared access to files and hardware with Windows 10.
In other word, Ubuntu activate on Windows 10 as an application, which means user can run both Linux and Windows in a computer without dual-booting function.
Ubuntu is officially working after Windows 10 Fall Creators Update’s releasing. However, with the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview, users can download and install Ubuntu on their computer.
To install Ubuntu, users have to navigate to Control Panel (not the newer Windows 10 Setting App) and select the “Turn Windows features on or off” menu. There, user will able to select the Windows Subsystem for Linux, which allows Ubuntu to work following a reboot.