Windows - Linux Subsystem (WSL)

> Operating System - Kernel (Windows, Unix, Linux) > Windows (and utilities)

1 - Steps

1.1 - Enable

in powershell as admin

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

1.2 - Get utbuntu

1.3 - First start

  • Launch it and create a user (not admin) - pwd nico
Installing, this may take a few minutes...
Please create a default UNIX user account. The username does not need to match your Windows username.
For more information visit:
adduser: The group `admin' already exists.
Enter new UNIX username: nico
Enter new UNIX password:
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: password updated successfully
Installation successful!
To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>".
See "man sudo_root" for details.
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2 - Documentation / Reference