Leveraging Linux Apps and Tools in Windows with WSL2

  • The Windows Subsystem for Linux V2 allows users to run Linux distributions in a lightweight VM on Windows 10 or 11.
  • It simplifies Linux development on Windows workstations, which is particularly valuable for working with containerized cloud applications.
  • WSLg, available for Windows 11, enables Linux graphics applications including window managers, as well as hardware-accelerated machine learning applications.

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