Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

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Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running native Linux binaries on Windows. It allows developers to run a GNU/Linux environment - including most command-line tools, utilities, and applications directly on the Windows operating system.

 

Earlier, WSL was available for Windows 10. And now, after the launch of Windows 11, the company has made the Windows Subsystem for Linux available for Windows 11 too.

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Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running native Linux binaries on Windows 10. Earlier, the Windows Insiders running Windows 10 Build 20262 or higher were able to easily install WSL on Windows 10 by entering a command-line option as a Windows PowerShell command.

 

Now, Microsoft has officially backported WSL to Windows 10 version 2004 and higher, which will make installing WSL on those builds much easier. Are you excited about this news? Continue reading further to learn how you can install WSL on Windows 10 by entering a single command.

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The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running native Linux binaries on Windows 10. It allows developers to run a GNU/Linux environment - including most command-line tools, utilities, and applications directly on Windows 10.

 

If you are running Windows 10 Build 20262 or higher, you can easily install WSL on Windows 10 by entering a command-line option as a Windows PowerShell command. Here we will learn how to install WSL on Windows 10.

Published by on under Linux | Windows 10

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 build for the Windows Insiders who are on the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 build 20211 contains two new features. Among these, one is the ability to search for default apps, and the other is the ability to access the Linux file systems in WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).

 

If you are a Windows Insider and your device is enrolled against the Dev Channel, you can grab the latest preview build through Windows Update. In this post, we are going to learn how to access Linux files with Windows Explorer in Windows 10.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 build for the Windows Insiders who are on the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 build 20211 contains two new features. Among these, one is the ability to search for default apps, and the other is the ability to access the Linux file systems in WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).

 

If you are a Windows Insider and your device is enrolled against the Dev Channel, you can grab the latest preview build through Windows Update. Before upgrading to this build, make sure to check out the original release notes for known issues present in this build.

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Microsoft announced that they are backporting the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) distros to Windows 10 version 1903, and Windows 10 version 1909. Redmond based software giant said that it took over the last few months to bring it to Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909.

 

The backported WSL2 support comes to x64 systems only via a cumulative update (KB4571748) for those listed two Windows 10 versions and is currently being rollout out to the users.

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