Microsoft officially released the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) with a notable upgrade. It’s been in Preview for a long time, and now Store Version is the default experience for both Windows 11 and Windows 10 users.
This version comes with a significant improvements, and bug fixes. Before the company made this for general users, Microsoft tested the integrity of WSL deep into Windows through Windows Insider Previews. Now you can easily access the WSL File from the Windows File Explorer.
WSL is now available to download from Windows Store, which means users don’t have to wait for the Windows OS Update, instead they can update through Store as soon as a new update is available.
Being one of the most popular tools among Linux users and Developers, since it natively allows them to run Linux within Windows.
Microsoft WSL was first introduced in 2018, Since then Developers have been utilizing it to run Linux Binaries on their Windows Desktops by using Windows Command Prompt or PowerShell. You can check the complete guide, on how you can install and use Linux GUI apps on WSL over GitHub.
To install WSL on your Windows from Store, you need to ensure you running on the latest version of Windows 10 (KB5020030) or Windows 11 (KB5019157). You can also download the latest WSL from the GitHub release page. You can install WSL with the wsl –install command or you can download it from the Microsoft Store.
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