Questions tagged [sua]

Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications is a POSIX compatibility layer for Windows that is found in some versions of Windows Server and in the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Windows Vista and 7.

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What's the difference between WSL, SFU, SUA/Interix, the POSIX subsystem, and Cygwin

I did find a lot of information about how the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) works on the msdn Blog. I know it's based upon translating the Linux syscalls to NT syscalls in real time and therefore ...
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In Windows SUA(System for Unix Applications), I cannot get KSH to run commands. Even ls fails

I have managed to install Windows SUA(Subsystem for Unix Applications), in Windows 7 Ultimate. I can run the commands in c:\windows\sua\common straight from cmd.exe but I want to try running commands ...
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Where are the EXEs for Subsystem For Unix Applications so I can use it?

I am on Windows 7 Ultimate. I have done done start..ctrl panel..programs..turn windows features on and off...and ticked Subsystem For Unix Applications When I click the start menu, I see it isn't ...
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Linux on SUA. Any active projects?

I would like to know whether besides the following attempt http://www.debian-interix.net/ to port the entire set of tools which come with the most popular Linux systems to Windows systems with SUA (...
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How to get ‘services for Unix administration’ and ‘telnet client’ under SUA

I am not sure this is the right place to ask this question. I had a Windows Services for Unix(SFU) installed in XP system , so that contains C shell, korn shell, services for Unix administration and ...
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Bash on Interix causes segfault for any command

What could cause BASH commands to produce a segmentation fault when run from Interix v3.5? BASH was installed as directed by SUA. In experimentation, I've only encountered 'cd' functioning as expected....
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Does Windows 8 still implement POSIX?

I have a few piece of junk homemade programs that use the Windows POSIX sublayer. Does Windows 8 x64 come with SUA? Can somebody verify that it is there? All I can find is that it was "deprecated" ...
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SUA C-Shell won't start

i install the Feature "subsystem for unix based application" on a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 and the Utilities and SDK for Unix based Application, there was no errors while installation and logs. But ...
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How to run Texlive with SUA?

Is it possible to run the linux version on SUA (Subsystem for Unix Application) on windows? or if I have to use the windows version, is it possible to use it with SUA?
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Using GNU Emacs for Windows search functions with SUA/Interix

I'm using GNU Emacs 23 for Windows (running on Windows 7 64-bit) and I'd like to be able to use search functions like M-x find-dired and M-x find-grep-dired. The only Unix-like environment I am ...
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SUA missing from “windows features”

The official instructions for installing the windows Subsystem for Unix-based Applications list two steps: Open the "Turn Windows features on or off" window and turn on "Subsystem for Unix-based ...