Questions tagged [windows-subsystem-for-linux]

Use this tag for questions about the Windows Subsystem for Linux, including Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and other distributions running under WSL.

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Attempting to run a regular tunnel in Debian version 9.5 Linux

I entered the following line in the modules.conf file under the /etc/modules-load.d/modules.conf path: alias char-major-10-200 tun And then I typed the following command from the Debian 9.5 Linux ...
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I edited a Linux file with a Windows program while using the Windows Subsystem for Linux, and now I can't access it any more

I'm using Bash on Ubuntu on Windows or another Linux distribution within the Windows Subsystem for Linux and I've edited a Linux file inside the lxss directory with a Windows editor. Now whenever I ...
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Kali Linux(WSL) not recognizing wireless adapter

I have installed Kali Linux on my Windows 10 laptop through the Microsoft store. Now when I use the command iwconfig, it says no wireless extensions next wifi0, wifi1 and wifi2. So I thought my built-...
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Not able to initialize GUI for kali linux in wsl 2?

This error message is being displayed: TigerVNC Viewer 32-bit v1.10.80 Built on: 2020-06-15 22:33 Copyright (C) 1999-2020 TigerVNC Team and many others (see README.rst) See https://www.tigervnc.org ...
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SSH In Windows 10 Bash(Ubuntu)

I'm trying to turn my Windows 10 desktop into a secure ssh server. sshd is running but I can't get any of my other computers to connect to it. I'm using passkey authentication with ed25519. I'm using ...
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run a graphical web browser on windows subsystem for linux?

How to Geek says that Windows 10 will only give CLI access to Linux. Is there possibly any way to run, specifically, Firefox from this bash shell?
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Specify a home directory path for a user in /etc/passwd with spaces in it?

I have a path I want to use as a home directory in WSL, but it's also path that has spaces in it. I've tried escaping the spaces with slashes, and I've tried using single and double quotes with just ...
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Can't access SSH server running in WSL [closed]

Basically I have enabled a SSH server in Kali WSL Linux. The problem is that when I do ssh root@192.168.0.225 from Windows and provide the password, it works just fine and the connection succeeds. ...