How To Install WSL on Windows 10

How To Install WSL on Windows 10

Windows Subsystem for Linux is a compatibility layer for running Linux binary executables natively on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019.

STEP 1. Install the Windows Subsystem for Linux

1. Open PowerShell as Administrator and run:

Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux

2. Restart you computer

STEP 2. Install your Linux Distribution of Choice

Option 1: Install it from Microsoft Store (eg. Ubuntu 18.04)

Option 2: Install manually – download link available in https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-manual

STEP 3. Set up Username & Password then launch

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