Windows Terminal, the new Microsoft terminal

Windows Terminal, il nuovo terminale Microsoft

During the Conference Build 2019, Microsoft introduced a product probably without precedent, Windows Terminal, a new command line application with multiple tabbed interface but, even more surprising is based on Linux Kernel!

Because Windows Terminal will have Linux Kernel

Leveraging Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL 2), the platform will support the latest offering significant performance improvements, and then running the fastest Software and optimized resource consumption . Support for multi-GPU computing power instead will exploit the textual rendering and display of emoji.

WSL version used on Windows Terminal is based on Linux Kernel 4.19, developed from technology used in Azure that, as said, reduces the startup time and optimizes memory usage. To add also that WSL 2 file system I/O performance and compatibility with Linux lets you run Docker container natively.

Deploy Windows Terminal preview will take place within this summer in the Microsoft Store and then officially release Windows Terminal 1.0 by the end of the year.

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