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  1.    08 Apr 2016 #241

    OK, here are a couple of real quick observations regarding this build and some of its features. It installed quick and easy with no problems, everything seems to work correctly and I have had no problems. But...

    BASH is useless. I have it installed and have worked with it and it seems like just a big joke. Oh well, nothing gained nothing lost.

    What is TEST TAKER? I have ran this new app several times and I can't figure out what it does. Back to the drawing board.
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       08 Apr 2016 #242

    Thanks, I wonder why, Ubuntu is x86 and x64, and developers still use x86
    What's more I was hopeful of showing off 4 consoles, but one's still missing:
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  3. Posts : 16,750
    Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16281
       08 Apr 2016 #243

    Rocky said: View Post
    OK, here are a couple of real quick observations regarding this build and some of its features. It installed quick and easy with no problems, everything seems to work correctly and I have had no problems. But...

    BASH is useless. I have it installed and have worked with it and it seems like just a big joke. Oh well, nothing gained nothing lost.

    What is TEST TAKER? I have ran this new app several times and I can't figure out what it does. Back to the drawing board.
    Rocky, last night several of us on a Skype call tried to use Test Taker and when we clicked on it, we got a "screen" for a second or so and then it disappeared. Our conclusion was that it must be a place holder for something new.

    As far as Bash is concerned, I would think that unless one knows something about Linux, it would be pretty much useless, so I haven't bothered to try it.
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    Windows 1.00 to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Build 14971.1000
       08 Apr 2016 #244

    When I pinned some apps to the Start folder, the apps won't open from there.
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  5.    08 Apr 2016 #245

    funkyblue said: View Post
    Is there a way to stop Windows Update stealing the whole internet connection / bandwidth? It's crazy when a new update is here. You can't even browse while it's downloading. Some of us are on 10Mbit connections so download is slow...
    I'm on 6 MBPS connection and I can do everything I want while I'm downloading a new build.
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  6.    08 Apr 2016 #246

    Fafhrd said: View Post
    No Git either:
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    Dencal : I'd complain!


    I don't have GIT in my start menu either.
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       08 Apr 2016 #247

    Rocky said: View Post
    I don't have GIT in my start menu either.
    Sometimes it's worth to read a few last posts:

    Kari said: View Post
    I didn't need to install it on Education and Enterprise, it just was there?

    Please send the Darwin Award, the world will be a better place with higher average IQ when I'm gone .

    I totally forgot that I had installed Git Bash manually on both EDU and ENT machines, and that it is of course not the same Bash as this new built-in Bash.

    My deepest apologies, I was already wondering why this new built-in Bash brought nothing new to old Git Bash I already knew. How incredibly stupid I am...

    Instructions on getting Bash were also posted:

    badrobot said: View Post
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  8.    08 Apr 2016 #248

    Wynona said: View Post
    Rocky, last night several of us on a Skype call tried to use Test Taker and when we clicked on it, we got a "screen" for a second or so and then it disappeared. Our conclusion was that it must be a place holder for something new.

    As far as Bash is concerned, I would think that unless one knows something about Linux, it would be pretty much useless, so I haven't bothered to try it.

    Thanks Wynona. I am a Linux user and I have been beta testing Ubuntu 16.04 for a couple of months now. I am a big fan of Ubuntu and Linux in general, but I see no practical use for BASH on Windows 10 yet. Of course I will continue to play with it to see if I can figure out a good solid excuse to use it.

    Yes the Test Taker does open a screen for a second which immediately disappears so I guess that we will find out someday what it is all about.
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  9.    08 Apr 2016 #249

    Rocky said: View Post
    What is TEST TAKER? I have ran this new app several times and I can't figure out what it does. Back to the drawing board.
    Noticed it has an Uninstall option, which does not work.
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  10.    08 Apr 2016 #250

    Kari said: View Post
    Sometimes it's worth to read a few last posts:





    Instructions on getting Bash were also posted:

    I'm running BASH Kari, no problem there. Just does not do much yet, but I am still experimenting. I just used BASH to install a program from Linux. I used the command

    apt-get install thunderbird

    and I sat right here and watched it connect to my local Ubuntu server, download and unpack and install Thunderbird. After all that (about 5 minutes to download and install) I can't find Thunderbird on my computer anywhere. I will try some more experiments.
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