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Windows Subsystem for Linux Installation Guide for Windows 10


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The installation process for Windows Subsystem for Linux has been significantly improved in the latest Windows Insiders preview builds of Windows 10

Enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Before we start, first we have to check the window  10 version because to update WSL we must running windows 10 with below point.

For x64 systems: 
     Version 1903 or higher, with Build 18362 or higher.
For ARM64 systems: 
     Version 2004 or higher, with Build 19041 or higher.

Note:
Builds lower than 18362 do not support WSL 2. Use the Windows Update Assistant to update your version of Windows.

Q - What is WSL full form ?
A - WSL Stand for, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running Linux binary executables (in ELF format) natively on Windows.

1 - To check window version 

Go to run  ( Window Key + r ) and type below command

winver


Output


We have latest Window OS Build 19042 and Window Version 1052

2 - Enable Virtual Machine feature in Window 10


Before installing WSL 2, we must enable the Virtual Machine Platform optional feature. Window machine will require virtualization capabilities to use this feature.

Open Window PowerShell as a administrator



To enable Virtual Machine Feature

In the powershell execute below command to enable VM

dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:VirtualMachinePlatform /all /norestart



Note: Once successfully restart the PC

To enable Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux

dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux /all /norestart



Note: Once successfully restart the PC

3 - Download the Linux kernel update package

Click on the below line to download the latest package, 

Once downloaded the file, open it and install on the system.


4 - Install Ubuntu 

Go to the microsoft store and search Ubuntu


Click on the Ubuntu, which version you want to install, here i selcet ubuntu 20 and clicked on Install button. 
after finished the installation we can launch 



Enjoy


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