Install Ubuntu for windows Install the Linux subsystem Start Powershell as administrator and run the following command – reboot will occur after command is finished After reboot install Ubuntu using the Microsoft Store – search “ubuntu” and select install. Open Ubuntu console for the first time – follow prompts to configure console/ubuntu for the first time. Perform APT update/upgrade after
I run a server at home that runs a multitude of services for me including running my own cloud services. Because of this I have a lot of redundancy storage to ensure I do not loose anything in a catastrophic hardware failure. Anyway, even running SATA hardware raids I have still run into problems with drives failing causing data corruption.
This is a workaround used to get Microsoft Lync working in Empathy Chat on Ubuntu 13.x. First you have to install the Pidgin Sipe plugin on your machine along with Pidgin of course. Install from command line with the following.. sudo apt-get install pidgin pidgin-sipe After installing pidgin and the sipe plugin, start pidgin and create a new account using the