Cheat Sheets

Windows Subsystem Linux (WSL)

Created: 2017 October 11th

Updated: 2018 January 27th

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There’s a few config options as part of the WSL I always forget

Links for getting Linux programs running in mixed mode:

WSL Programs that work


Linuxbrew is like Chocolatey for Windows or Homebrew for OSx

1brew install package

What version of Ubuntu is installed

1lsb_release -a


Use lxrun.exe to interact with the WSL from the CMD prompt

Burn it all 🔥:

1lxrun /uninstall /full