After using decent operating systems, having to use Windows might be quite the challenge. Luckily, there are band-aids made by fellow UNIX-ers.

Package management


See Cygwin.


Scoop is a package manager for Windows applications. It can be found at

WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

WSL is a way to run Linux inside Windows. Instead of working like a Virtual Machine, it works in a similar way to Wine. WSL can run Linux distros like Ubuntu and Arch, and comes with all of their packages.