It was confirmed by Microsoft at its annual Build developer conference earlier this year that Ubuntu will soon be available for download directly from the Windows Store. This would certainly make the process of getting Ubuntu on the system a lot easier for people who want to use the popular Linux distro. If you count yourself among those users, rejoice, because you can now download Ubuntu from Windows Store.

Ubuntu wasn’t the only Linux distro that was making its way to Windows 10. SUSE Linux and Fedora will both be listed on the Windows Store in the near future, making it very easy for Windows 10 users to get them up and running.

These Linux distros, including Ubuntu, will run in a sandbox on the PC alongside Windows 10. Users will have access to regular command line utilities as a standalone installation. It provides shared access to files and hardware with Windows 10 OS.

Those who want to install Ubuntu on their PC will first have to head over to the Control panel and select the “Turn Windows features on or off” menu.” They have to enable the “Windows Subsystem for Linux” setting from there so that Ubuntu can work on the PC after it’s rebooted.

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