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Is windows containers supported on Linux Machine (Physical or VM)

Is windows container supported on Linux Machine (Physical or VM) and if not, why it is not supported and are there are plans to support in the future.

I know that Windows has started supporting Linux containers now.
Right now there are two ways to run Linux containers with Docker for Windows and Hyper-V:

  1. Run Linux containers in a full Linux VM - this is what Docker typically does today.
  2. Run Linux containers with Hyper-V isolation (LCOW) - this is a new option in Docker for Windows.