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Questions tagged [windows-subsystem-for-linux]

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer that allows Linux ELF64 binaries to run natively on Windows 10

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WSL drvfs mount issues — user mapping not recognised?

I'm having a couple of issues with mounting drives in WSL (Win10 Linux Subsystem) -- see separate question about a mount error on a different drive. I have a network share mounted on drive W: locally ...
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WSL drvfs mount issues — “cannot mount: read-only”

I'm having a couple of issues with mounting drives in WSL (Win10 Linux Subsystem). I have a network share mounted on drive M: locally - and I have read/write access in Windows. When I try and mount ...
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entr doesn't trigger on wsl

Brief: I want to rerun unit-test of my project automatically in WSL, using the following command: find . -name '*.py' | entr pytest This runs test the first time, but it doesn't run second time, ...
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Difference between Bash shell on Windows and Ubuntu on Windows

Apart from the app Ubuntu on my Windows 10, I noticed if I search for 'bash', I also find a bash.exe installed in my computer. The Bash shell felt slightly faster to use than the Ubuntu app. Was this ...
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We have wine, why there are no any equivalent project on Windows? [on hold]

I am curious, we have wine, why there are no any equivalent project on Windows? We have two similar project, but non of them are equivalent to WINE for linux. Cygwin emulate linux PSOIX functions, ...
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Why “visual studio code” keeps crashing my Windows 10?

I have just started using Microsoft Visual Studio Code. I have setup terminal to use WSL Ubuntu. Microsoft have done a tremendous job on this. I have some extensions working very well, such as ...
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How to fix `listen EACCES: permission denied` on any port

Has anyone experienced something liked this with node: I was running Angular, my Windows crashed and restarted and now when I try ng serve I'm getting: Error: listen EACCES: permission denied 127.0....
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How can I get a WSL window with full colour support in Windows GUI Emacs?

How can I get WSL [Windows Sub-system for Linux] to run in a window on Windows GUI Emacs? The only way I can do it so far is to enter a subshell in either emacs shell or term cmd by entering the wsl ...
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Ubuntu command isn't recognized by window command prompt - Changing Unix username

I successfully installed the Window subsystem for Linux a week ago and now wanted to rename the Unix username from old@Desktop:/mnt/c/Users to new@Desktop:/mnt/c/Users I have digged hard on the ...
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Can WSL inherit my windows AD permissions

I need to use WSL sometimes because there's a bunch of tools I like which either run badly or not at all on Windows directly. Most of these tools involve connecting to MSSQL databases. Directly from ...
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vpython not working on windows subsystem for linux

I am trying to run a simple code in vpython to check if everything works ok with the module. My code looks like: from vpython import * scene=canvas() scene.width=550 scene.height=550 scene.height=...
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Reboot WSL Ubuntu 16.04 from Java

Context While trying to programmatically reboot WSL Ubuntu 16.04 from a .jar file that is ran on WSL Ubuntu 16.04 I am experiencing a bit of difficulties in closing WSL Ubuntu 16.04. Attempt 0 My ...
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libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory in WSL ubuntu when running anaconda-navigator

I know this is same as described in this article here When I run the fix mentioned in comments, I got to the actual *.so file and tried the command but I do not see any output, all I see the cursor ...
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Integrating Linux commands in Windows (10) CMD shells

On my previous (Win 7) machine I installed CygWin which allowed (due to PATH) me to call Linux commands from any command shells -- the default one, the Anaconda one, etc. I would like to have the ...
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How to properly install Pipenv on WSL Ubuntu 18.04?

I know this sounds like a pretty basic question but i've been frustrating myself to no end for the better part of a day. Am trying to set up a python environment in Windows Subsystem for Linux and ...

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