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
The process of enabling WSL 2 on Windows 10 is this:
- Enable WSL
- Enable ‘Virtual Machine Platform’
- Set WSL 2 as default
- Install a distro
Ubuntu 20.04 on WSL 2