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Weekly Digest: Windows 10’s Linux kernel, Edge IE Mode, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 10 will start shipping with a custom Linux kernel, Microsoft announced the new Windows Terminal app, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: During its Build 2019 developer conference, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will soon start shipping with a custom Linux kernel.

There’s a new Windows Terminal app coming to Windows 10 with tabs, themes, and customization, which is being developed to be the primary experience to use Command Prompt, PowerShell, and Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

In addition, during the conference, the company also revealed new features coming to Microsoft Edge (Chromium), including a new IE Mode, Collections, and new privacy settings.

The new “Download and install now” option to manually upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903 starts rolling out (as a test) in the latest Insider preview build of the operating system.

Microsoft finally launches the new Windows 10 health dashboard, which is a new website to keep users up-to-date with information about every quality and feature update, including with lists of known issues and workarounds.

As part of the 20H1 development, Microsoft released Windows 10 build 18895 and build 18894 to the Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program with minor changes and new search experience for File Explorer.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Musical Arrangements to refresh your desktop and check out the 10 best features available with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903.

If you’re in the market for a new Xbox One console, this week, the new Xbox One S All-Digital edition became available for $249.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to set up a RAID 5 storage configuration.

We looked at the instructions to create a hidden share folder on Windows 10, as well as the steps to view all the shared folder on your device.

You now know the steps to enable the dark mode in OneNote.

If you use Google, this week, we also looked at the steps to set up the new auto-delete feature to clear web, app, and location history from the service every 3 or 18 months automatically.

If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.