There’s Bugs In The Windows 10 Implementation of Bash

First-time submitter Big O Notation shares “an honest review about the new Ubuntu Bash” that shipped with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. While it’s still officially beta, most of the commands work as expected, and it includes popular programs like the Pico text editor. Here’s some of the review’s highlights:

Pros: You can also manage and manipulate other files inside your entire Hard Disk, even those outside of your Linux home directory.
Cons: Even if you chmod something properly, when you use ls -l the Bash would not show the correct permissions. [And] if you try to create a Folder in your Linux Home Directory by using the Windows GUI, it would be impossible to read and manage it. Don’t try this at home.
Microsoft says they’ve included the Windows Subsystem for Linux
primarily as “a tool for developers — especially web developers and those who work on or with open source


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