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:

https://github.com/Microsoft/BashOnWindows/issues/2537

https://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/02/08/graphical-programs-on-windows-subsystem-on-linux.aspx

https://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/how-to-run-linux-apps-from-bash-on-windows-10-guide/

WSL Programs that work

https://github.com/ethanhs/WSL-Programs

Linuxbrew

Linuxbrew is like Chocolatey for Windows or Homebrew for OSx

1brew install package

What version of Ubuntu is installed

1lsb_release -a

lxrun.exe

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

Burn it all 🔥:

1lxrun /uninstall /full