WSL is now available in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 and 11 Linux fans
Microsoft has announced the general availability of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), which is now available in its full form in the Microsoft Store.
Previously available in Preview form, WSL allows developers using their favourite laptop for programming to run a GNU/Linux environment without the overheads of a traditional virtual machine or dualboot setup, according to Microsoft.
"Our goal is to move as many people as we can to use the Store version of WSL, as it gives the best experience with the latest features," Windows Developer Platform Program Manager Craig Loewen wrote in a blog post(opens in new tab) announcing the news.
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