- Hit the “Windows” key and start typing “Windows features”
- Press enter when “Turn Windows features on or off” pops up (you can also find from Control Panel > Programs)
- Search for the “Windows Subsystem for Linux” setting in “Windows Features”
- Check the box. Another popup should appear telling you to restart your computer
- Hit the “Windows” key and start typing “Ubuntu”. The Microsoft Store app should open.
- Press the “Install” button. A popup might appear asking you to login to your Microsoft account, you can just exit it.
After it’s finishing downloading, you can exit the Microsoft Store and launch the Ubuntu app by hitting the “Windows” key and typing “Ubuntu”.
The terminal should appear and start installing.
After it’s done installing, it should ask you for a username and password for the new user account that is being created.
Once the account is done creating, you should see the terminal prompting you for a command:
Note that the password you type will not show up in the terminal.
You’ve successfully setup WSL! 🎉
Now it's time to get hacking 👩💻