On Wed, 26 May 2021 08:35:53 +1200, Peter Reutemann quoted:
'Microsoft is making the promised support for
Linux graphical user
interface (GUI) apps on Windows 10 available to customers as of the
next Windows 10 release, officials said on May 25.'
Here’s one possible reason for all the work going into this: as a way
out from the ongoing trainwreck that native Windows development is
"WinUI is the native UI platform for Windows 10 and Windows 11,"
said Microsoft program manager Ana Wishnoff. She explained that
"WinUI 2 is the 2nd generation of the native UX stack in Windows.
It's built for UWP apps. WinUI 3 is a new 3rd generation of the
native UX stack in Windows. It consolidates the UX technologies
previously built into Windows into a single decoupled framework
that ships as part of the Windows App SDK, previously known as
As the docs explain, WinUI 2 has some limitations versus WinUI 3.
Did that do your head in? Maybe it’s intentional ...