October 12, 2023 — For many years, Microsoft focused its efforts on proprietary software. That philosophy has shifted in recent years. When the tech giant joined Open Invention Network in 2018, the news made international headlines. The company has also developed upgrades to its Xbox Cloud Gaming for Linux & ChromeOS, financially supports Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) projects like GNOME — an Open Source desktop environment for Linux — and supports its Edge web browser on Linux. In fact, Microsoft has even published a tutorial on how to install Linux. GamingonLinux’s blog tells the story. Here’s the tutorial.