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Installation of Windows Subsystem for Linux

Introduction: I'm sure many saw this and wondered what this is. Let me explain. This is known as Windows Subsystem for Linux(WSL). Basically, WSL is like a Linux Environment running on Windows without a need to have VM or Dual Boot. WSL allows you to integrate your Linux Applications, Tools, directly inside Windows. Refer  What is Windows Subsystem for Linux | Microsoft Learn  for more details. Pre- requisites : Basic Understanding of Linux Basic Understanding of Virtual Machine  Basic Understanding of OS Installation / Dual Boot Books & References: What is Windows Subsystem for Linux Install Linux on Windows with WSL Demonstration: 1. Direct Installation vi a   wsl --install: You can open PowerShell running as Administrator. Note that this method is only available to   Windows 10 version 2004 and higher (Build 19041 and higher) or Windows 11. 2. I will follow the Manual way of installation: i. Enable Windows Subsystem for Linux: Run the following command in Powershell with Ad