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Ubuntu on Windows - running Synaptic and nautilus.png
Ubuntu on Windows - Synaptic package manager and Nautilus running
Developer(s)David Solomon e Joachim Gehweiler
Stable release
Beta 2 / May 22, 2009; 12 years ago (2009-05-22)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
TypeOperating-system-level virtualization
LicenseGNU General Public License

andLinux is an Ubuntu-based system using the Linux kernel designed to run a Linux environment natively on Windows systems (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7; 32-bit versions only). It is FOSS being released under the GNU GPL license.[1] It uses the coLinux kernel to run, Xming to run X Window, PulseAudio for sound, and has the option of either using a stripped down version of KDE or Xfce.


coLinux-AndLinux architecture
coLinux kernel
Windows kernel
Microsoft Windows

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