How to Set Up WSL 2 in Windows 10

Getting started with the upgraded version of Windows Subsystem for Linux.

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to run Linux on Windows. Maybe you want the convenience and easy compatibility of Windows in your everyday life, but you also want to program in a Unix operating system environment. Maybe you just want to play around with Linux and see what it’s like.

Back in the day, you would have had to do all the setup for a virtual machine yourself. These days, though, we have Windows…