In this article, we are going to shows how to install and enable Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on your Windows 11 system.
Should You Ditch Linux for WSL? Issues with Windows Subsystem For Linux... In this video i have discussed about how linux is still better than WSL or Windows SubSystem fro Linux. Being still in developmental phase, WSL still has a broader scope of doing well if microsoft is determined to push updates to improve it.
Here we will be setting up WSL 2 which is the latest release. WSL 2 is part of Windows 10, version 2004 released in May 2020. WSL 1 used a translation or compatibility layer between Linux and Windows while WSL 2 uses virtual machine technology to allow you to run a real Linux kernel directly on Windows 10.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux lets developers run a GNU/Linux environment — including most command-line tools, utilities, and applications — directly on Windows, unmodified, without the overhead of a traditional virtual machine or dualboot setup.
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL2) allows you to develop, debug and deploy command line Linux, Graphics, Docker Containers and benefits from hardware accelerated AI. Learn how you can take advantage of WSL with the performance backed by Intel Iris Plus GPU for compute and display through the native Intel® Graphics DirectX 12 driver for WSLg. We’ve assembled a panel of Microsoft and Intel experts to answer your questions.
Using Docker in Windows for Linux Subsystem (WSL) 2 - This article explains how the Docker Desktop technical preview works as well as how to use the Docker extension with the technical preview.