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    DirectX coming to Linux apps running on Windows 10

    And PowerToys has been updated with a new Run Launcher and Keyboard Manager.
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    Re: DirectX coming to Linux apps running on Windows 10

    So the ability to run Linux GUI apps using Direct X, and thus those apps will only ever be able run on WSL?

    I believe this is the "Extend" part of the process.

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    Re: DirectX coming to Linux apps running on Windows 10

    I wish DirectX could run on regular linux... I'd even probably pay for it, lol.

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    Re: DirectX coming to Linux apps running on Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by globalwarning View Post
    I wish DirectX could run on regular linux... I'd even probably pay for it, lol.
    VKD3D doesn't do a bad job of it.

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    Re: DirectX coming to Linux apps running on Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    So the ability to run Linux GUI apps using Direct X, and thus those apps will only ever be able run on WSL?

    I believe this is the "Extend" part of the process.
    A combination of *nix base system/terminal handling and mature accelerated windowed system can be quite attractive *cough*apple*cough*

    If Windows went the same way I don't think I'd be disappointed.

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