Cygwin

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Web site: cygwin.com Category: Others Platform: Windows License: LGPL Interface: CLI Wikipedia: Cygwin First release: October 18, 1995 Cygwin – a distribution of popular GNU and other Open Source tools running on Microsoft Windows. The core part is the Cygwin library which provides the POSIX system calls and environment these programs expect. The Cygwin distribution … Read more Cygwin

Windows Subsystem for Linux

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Web site: docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl Category: Others Platform: Windows License: unknown (source code available) Interface: CLI Wikipedia: Windows_Subsystem_for_Linux First release: August 2, 2016 Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) – a compatibility layer for running Linux binary executables on MS Windows 10/11 and Windows Server 2019. The Windows Subsystem for Linux lets developers run a GNU/Linux environment – … Read more Windows Subsystem for Linux

Microsoft POSIX subsystem

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Web site: support.microsoft.com/kb/308259 (not active) Category: Others Platform: Windows License: Freeware Interface: CLI Wikipedia: Microsoft_POSIX_subsystem First release: July 27, 1993 Microsoft POSIX subsystem – a compatibility layer subsystem for Windows NT which implements the POSIX.1 standard. The Portable Operating System for UNIX (POSIX) subsystem is not included with Windows XP or with Windows Server 2003. … Read more Microsoft POSIX subsystem

UWIN

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Web site: research.att.com/~astopen/download/uwin/uwin.html (not active) Category: Others Platform: Windows License: Eclipse Public License Interface: CLI Wikipedia: UWIN First release: unknown UWIN – a software which allows programs written for UNIX operating system to be built and run on Microsoft Windows. UWIN allows UNIX applications to be built and run on Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP, … Read more UWIN

Interix

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Web site: technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/Library/695ac415-d314-45df-b464-4c80ddc2b3bc1033.mspx (not active) Category: Others Platform: Windows License: Proprietary Interface: CLI Wikipedia: Interix First release: March 29, 1996 Interix – a POSIX-conformant Unix subsystem for Windows NT operating systems. Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) is a source-compatibility subsystem for compiling and running custom UNIX-based applications on a computer running a Windows server-class operating … Read more Interix