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== Windows ==
 
== Windows ==
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The programs of the [[XDS]] package as well as [[XDSGUI]], [[XDSSTAT]], [[XDSCC12]] and so on may be run on 64bit Windows 10 within the [http://www.pcworld.com/article/3050473/windows/heres-how-windows-10s-ubuntu-based-bash-shell-will-actually-work.html Linux Subsystem for Windows] (WSL). This (easily!) installs a Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS environment, which supports the apt package manager, so in principle any software available for Ubuntu may be installed.
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The programs of the [[XDS]] package as well as [[XDSGUI]], [[XDSSTAT]], [[XDSCC12]] and so on may be run on 64bit Windows 10 within the [https://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/install-win10 Linux Subsystem for Windows] (WSL). This (easily!) installs a Ubuntu environment, which supports the apt package manager, so in principle any software available for Ubuntu may be installed (or other distros, see [https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2017/05/11/new-distros-coming-to-bashwsl-via-windows-store/]).
[https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2017/04/11/windows-10-creators-update-whats-new-in-bashwsl-windows-console/ Windows 10 Creators Update] (CU) allows to install (or update to) Ubuntu 16.04 (or other distros, see [https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2017/05/11/new-distros-coming-to-bashwsl-via-windows-store/]), and fixes many bugs.
      
Graphical Linux programs require installation of a X server like [https://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/files/latest/download Xming] or [https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv VcXsvr] on the Windows host. There are helpful writeups (e.g. [http://wsl-guide.org/en/latest/]). To use the X server, one has to say in the shell window
 
Graphical Linux programs require installation of a X server like [https://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/files/latest/download Xming] or [https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv VcXsvr] on the Windows host. There are helpful writeups (e.g. [http://wsl-guide.org/en/latest/]). To use the X server, one has to say in the shell window
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