Microsoft announced at Build 2016 , about the new feature to run native Bash and GNU/Linux command-line tools

Gabriel Aul has just announced the release of the Windows 10 build #14316 to the Windows Insiders Fast-Ring

This build contains the first public release of Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and the underlying Windows Subsystem for Linux.

  1. Turn on Developer Mode: Settings | Update & Security | For Developers | Check the Developer Mode radio button:
  2. From the start menu, open “Turn Windows Features on or off”:
  3. Scroll down and check the “Windows Subsystem for Linux (Beta)” feature:
  4. Hit okay and reboot (required step)
  5. Once rebooted, open a PowerShell/command prompt and run “Bash” and follow the simple prompts to accept Canonical’s license and kick-off the download of the Ubuntu image:
  6. After download has completed, you’ll be able to start “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows” from the Start menu: