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Debian Windows Subsystem for Linux

April 12, 2018 — Jed Mallen

Upgraded to the Fall Creators Update of Windows 10 so I can use WSL.

Found Debian as one of the offerings and installed it.

There was a helpful review there which advised:

apt update
apt full-upgrade
apt install aptitude
aptitude install ~pstandard ~prequired ~pimportant -F%

Installed basic tools (python, tmux, perl, gnupg..) and here it is:

Tags: debian, wsl, windows-subsystem-for-linux, windows10