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Set Linux Distro Version to WSL 1 or WSL 2 in Windows 10

Set Linux Distro Version to WSL 1 or WSL 2 in Windows 10

How to Set a Linux distro version to WSL 1 or WSL 2 in Windows 10

Microsoft has ported WSL 2 to Windows 10 version 1909, and version 1903. Initially, it was exclusively available in Windows 10 version 2004. Now users who have installed two older releases of the OS can upgrade Windows Subsystem for Linux to the latest generation and get benefits from using it.

Update from WSL to WSL 2 in Windows 10

Update from WSL to WSL 2 in Windows 10

How to Update from WSL to WSL 2 in Windows 10

Microsoft has ported WSL 2 to Windows 10 version 1909, and version 1903. Initially, it was exclusively available in Windows 10 version 2004. Now users who have installed two older releases of the OS can upgrade Windows Subsystem for Linux to the latest generation and get benefits from using it.

What’s new in the WSL in Windows 10, September 2020

What’s new in the WSL in Windows 10, September 2020

Microsoft has published a document that covers the changes that were made to the Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 in September 2020. The post mentions kernel updates via Windows Update, WSL 2 availability on Windows 10 version 1909 and 1903, and some other interesting improvements made to the feature.

Microsoft is Adding Linux GUI app support to WSL

Microsoft is Adding Linux GUI app support to WSL

With release of Windows 10 Build 18917, Microsoft introduced WSL 2 to Insiders, the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It ships a real Linux kernel with Windows that will make full system call compatibility possible. WSL 2 is now a part of Windows 10 version 2004. Today, Microsoft has announced a number of improvements that are coming to the app.

WSL 2 Now Has Memory Reclaim Feature

WSL 2 Now Has Memory Reclaim Feature

With release of Windows 10 Build 18917, Microsoft introduced WSL 2 to Insiders, the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It ships a real Linux kernel with Windows that will make full system call compatibility possible. This is the first time a Linux kernel is shipped with Windows. Windows 10 build 19013 adds another great WSL 2 feature - Memory Reclaim, which allows the host system to re-use memory that is no longer needed by any Linux process.

WSL 2 is now available to Windows Insiders

WSL 2 is now available to Windows Insiders

With release of Windows 10 Build 18917, Microsoft introduced WSL 2 to Insiders, the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It ships a real Linux kernel with Windows that will make full system call compatibility possible. This is the first time a Linux kernel is shipped with Windows.