Saturday, October 21, 2017

Running Ubuntu on Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux

To install Ubuntu directly to Windows 10, it becomes a desktop app, you need to complete following steps:
  1. From Windows Setting, select "Update and Security"
  2. Select "For Developers" in Update and Security
  3. Then select Developer mode, and pick yes to install the package
  4. Reboot the system
  5. Type "Windows Features" at Task Bar, then select "Windows Subsystem for Linux (Beta)". Windows will update necessary files
  6. Reboot the system
  7. Type "bash" at Task Bar to bring up a terminal, then type y at prompt to install Ubuntu
  8. Create new user and password at prompt
  9. Type bash in Task Bar to start up Ubuntu

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