What is WSL 2? WSL2 was announced at Microsoft Build 2019. WSL2 features a Linux kernel running inside Windows 10 and is built on the core technology of Hyper-V to provide better Linux application support and improved file performance.

WSL 2 Installation Guide

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10

The process of enabling WSL 2 on Windows 10 is this:

  1. Enable WSL
  2. Enable ‘Virtual Machine Platform’ 
  3. Set WSL 2 as default
  4. Install a distro

Ubuntu 20.04 on WSL 2

https://ubuntu.com/wsl

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