WSL2 install ubuntu on windows 10


In this article, I will explain how to use sh shell on Windows 10.

This time, we will install Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.

Version check

To use wsl2, Running Windows 10, updated to version 2004, Build 19041 or higher.

Check if your Windows meets the requirements.

Type cmd in the lower left search bar

Click command prompt

Type ver and Enter

・Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18917 or higher

Turn Windows features on

Make settings to turn on Windows Futures.

Type Turn Windows features in the lower left search bar

Click Turn Windows features

Click Turn Windows features

Click OK when checked

Since Windows will be restarted, click Restart

After restarting, run Powershell with administrator privileges.

Type powershell in the lower left search bar

right click on powershell

Click Run as administrator

Before installing the Linux distribution on Windows, enable the "Windows subsystem for Linux" optional feature.

Enable "Windows subsystem for Linux" optional feature | "Linux 用 Windows サブシステム" オプション機能を有効

Type dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux /all /norestart and Enter

Success if it looks like the image

Enable "Virtual Machine Platform" optional components

Enable the optional component "Virtual Machine Platform".

Type dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:VirtualMachinePlatform /all /norestart and Enter

The operation completed successfully is displayed

Set WSL 2 as the default version

Set WSL 2 as the default version.

Type --set-default-version 2 and Enter

Introducing a keyboard that you can enjoy cheap mechanical type keyboard.

You can pair up to 3 devices at the same time with Bluetooth support. Typing is good because it is a mechanical switch.

It is compact and the key layout is reasonably designed. It is very cheap among mechanical switch keyboards, so it is highly recommended for the first mechanical keyboard.

We also have a review on YouTube, so I hope you can refer to that as well.


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LexonTech RK61


Install a Linux distribution

Install a Linux distribution

Type store in the lower left search bar

Click on Microsoft Store

Type wsl in the upper right search bar and enter

Click ubuntu

Click Get

Click No need

Click Install

Click Start

When ubuntu terminal starts up, you will be prompted to enter a user name. Type a user name that is easy to understand and enter.

You will be prompted for a password. Enter a password that you will not forget

Type the Typed password again to enter

Thank you for your hard work. You have successfully installed wsl2.

How to access windows from linux

I will explain how to access windows from linux.

How to access Windows drive from wsl2

Type cd /mnt/c and enter

Type cd to return to the Linux document root

Type cd / to return to the Linux root

that's all. Thank you for your hard work.

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