Installing Linux Subsystem for Windows 10

in linuxsubsystem •  5 months ago

This video and how-to guide goes over installing Linux Subsystem on Windows 10.

Enable Windows Subsystem Feature

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

Note: Perform in PowerShell

PowerShell Installation Method

Invoke-WebRequest -Uri -OutFile Ubuntu.appx -UseBasicParsing
Rename-Item -Path ~/Ubuntu.appx -NewName
Expand-Archive ~/ ~/Ubuntu cd Ubuntu ./ubuntu.exe

Microsoft Store Installation Method

  • Open the Microsoft Store
  • Browse to Ubuntu-1604 and click the Install button

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