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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.

Mount Linux File System in Windows 10

Mount Linux File System in Windows 10

How to Mount Linux File System in Windows 10

WSL 2 is the latest version of the architecture that powers the Windows Subsystem for Linux to run ELF64 Linux binaries on Windows. With recent changes, it allows accessing files stored on a drive with the Linux file system. If you have a drive with Linux installed, you can now mount it in Windows 10 and browse its contents with help of the WSL 2. Here's how it can be done.

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: Connect to Localhost, Custom Kernels, and more

WSL 2: Connect to Localhost, Custom Kernels, and more

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 18945 adds more cool improvements to the WSL 2 feature.

Windows 10 Receives Significant WSL2 Improvements

Windows 10 Receives Significant WSL2 Improvements

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 18947 adds more cool improvements to the WSL 2 feature.

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.