Testing Linux software on Windows with VagrantThere is no magic, you will not able to run a Linux software natively on Windows without third-parties addon.
But thanks to a lot of vendor, you have virtualization tools available for doing your tests.
Everything that has been tested and presented on this site, if not done directly on physical Linux host, has been done with the help of a virtualization software.
Even if your host OS is Linux, there are advantages to use the virtualization:
- you can use different version of your distribution