This is an in-depth, step-by-step guide for developers on how to get started with the Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Check out the Microsoft docs on WSL for more information: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/about
NOTE : Since making this guide, Microsoft has released WSL version 2. Check here for the docs on how to install or upgrade to WSL 2
By the end of this guide, you will know:
This guide comes with a video walkthrough: WSL Video Playlist.
Use This Checklist to help keep track of your progress! It makes use of Local Storage to maintain your progress even if you close the window. Note:
CTRL + CLICK to open in a new window!
There is also a challenge at the bottom designed to help you learn more about the work-flow as well.
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