After the beginning of this year Oracle Linux is available online Official on Microsoft Store for use by WSL users, now the Oracle Linux 8.6 version which is present in the Microsoft Store enlivens a number of linux distributions for the WSL feature in Windows 10 and Windows 11.
Now for those who don’t know, Oracle Linux itself is usually used by large companies and is designed for open cloud infrastructure, where this distribution provides performance, scalability, reliability and security for enterprise SaaS and PaaS workloads.
“With Oracle Linux you can standardize on an open, hardware-neutral infrastructure with nonrestrictive contracts and flexible enterprise-class support options. Oracle Linux Support offers access to award-winning Oracle support resources and Linux support specialists, at a low cost.” Oracle Linux description in Microsoft Store.
With the presence of Oracle Linux in the Microsoft Store, of course this increases the number of Linux distribution support that WSL users can use, so you can adapt it to your favorite Linux distribution, or what you really need.
And in this latest version, of course there are a number of improvements compared to the version that was first introduced to the Microsoft Store yesterday.
Go ahead, if you are interested in downloading and using Oracle Linux 8.6, you can go directly to the Microsoft Store page following.