WSL2 will ship a real Linux kernel with Windows

Es ist soweit. Halleluja.

This will be the first time a Linux kernel is shipped with Windows, which is a true testament to how much Microsoft loves Linux!

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The new Windows subsystem for Linux architecture: a deep dive - BRK3068

The WSL community has given amazing feedback on how we can improve through platforms like Twitter, Github, and UserVoice. Our team has taken that feedback to heart. In this session, they’ll be showing off how the new WSL architecture will improve your development environment with: faster file performance speed, Linux file access from Windows, better support for Linux applications, and more.

The New Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL2) Architecture [video] | Hacker News

via Want Better Integration with Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux? Try This New Metapackage - OMG! Ubuntu!

If you’re using Ubuntu on WSL and reading this from your Windows box, you can install the new meta-package right now. Just run the following command from your WSL environment: –

sudo apt install ubuntu-wsl

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lol… und ich hab mich nich getraut vorzuschlagen doch einfach ein vm image zu machen wo das ganze dev setup vorinstalliert ist %-)

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Mit der Version 2004 von Win10 kommt nun auch WSL 2 ins normale release:

Update to WSL 2

To update to WSL 2, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Running Windows 10, updated to version 2004, Build 19041 or higher.
  • Check your Windows version by selecting the Windows logo key + R , type winver , select OK .