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Questions tagged [windows-subsystem-for-linux]

Use this tag for questions relating to Windows Subsystem for Linux, the compatibility layer developed by Canonical and Microsoft to run Ubuntu programs natively in newer versions of Windows.

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.jnlp Problem ruling in Ubuntu 18.04 and Odroid XU 4

I want to run eTrade Pro Paltform in Ubuntu. I have the latest Ubuntu 18.04 with an Odroid XU 4. I installed the latest Java dow loaded directly from Oracle 8u212 it runs fine but like I don’t know ...
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Is it possible to intall libXft.so.2 on WSL?

I wish to run a scientific GUI on WSL, which requires libXft.so.2 package. Used sudo apt-get command, bash returned. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: libtk8.6:amd64 tk8.6-blt2.5

Every time I try to install any using apt-get install, I get the error saying Errors were encountered while processing: libtk8.6:amd64 tk8.6-blt2.5 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an ...
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How to install git on Windows Subsystem for Linux?

As explained here, on Windows Subsystem for Linux I can do many many things using the command line. I am wondering if it is possible to install Git. I have tried using sudo apt-get install git but ...
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Why is the ubuntu-wsl pushed out to standard Ubuntu installations?

This morning I noticed an update to ubuntu-wsl (version 1.361.3) in my updates on Ubuntu 16.04. Specifically What purpose (if any) does this package serve on a standard Ubuntu installation? As it's ...
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Should I have both WSL version Visual Studio Code and Windows version Visual Studio Code to develop in WSL?

I am planning to learn development in WSL and will develop some personal projects on WSL. but I already have visual studio code in my Windows 10. Should I install Ubuntu version Visual Studio Code to ...
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How can I install and run Docker on Windows Subsystem for Linux?

I recently installed Ubuntu terminal 10 on Windows 10, but I'm having issues installing Docker on Ubuntu terminal using this Digital Ocean tutorial for Ubuntu 16.04. I am getting the following error: ...
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Getting from a bash shell to graphical UI [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu in Windows 10, following all instructions on "How to Geek", and then using the app in the MS web store, and updated same etc. How can I now progress beyond the bash shell so that ...
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multiline command chunks in bash history into multiple lines (WSL)

In WSL, commands which written in multiple lines, after I exit from bash I cannot run it which it was single command written in multiline as it chunks into multiple lines in bash_history file. I ...
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Error “Mach-O 64-bit x86_64 executable” in Ubuntu

I have modified some code from ARToolkit in MacOS and now I need to compile it with Windows subsystem (Ubuntu). I have followed the ARToolkit user manual instruction and have installed all libraries ...
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Unable to run any systemd services in WSL

None of the systemd commands are working inside WSL( Ubuntu Bash 18.04). When I ran sudo systemctl is-active kubelet, error is output: System has not been booted with systemd as init system (PID 1). ...
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LDAP issues when adding users

I am trying to add my users into my LDAP. I have created a file called users.ldif When I execute the command it throws the following error message please can you help. The user2.ldif has the ...
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Default Ubuntu Desktop with TightVnc and Windows Linux Subsystem

I have successfully installed WLS (ubuntu 18) on windows 10 machine. I want to access its UI features using TightVnc. With default settings the .vnc/xstartup contains the following lines xrdb $HOME/....
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Can't restart/shutdown Ubuntu under WSL

I just got Ubuntu from Microsoft Store and tried some things with it. However when i try to restart or shut down the system using sudo reboot or sudo shutdown -h I got a prompt saying "System has ...
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how to mount NAS path \\yesh\fodlername on my linux server [duplicate]

I need to mount \yesh\fodlername NAS path on my linux server i am unable to do that using mount command, please help me over this.
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Installed g++ won't run on my Windows 10 bash

So I just want to run my .gpp file with g++. When I try, it says this: Command 'g++' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install g++ So I try to install it like it says but then tells ...
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Moving process to Background doesn't work on WSL

I have the following problem when I try to put a process to the background: [1]+ Stopped gcloud beta emulators datastore start --host-port=localhost:8484 $ bg [1]+ gcloud beta ...
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Installing Hindi on Window Subsystem Terminal

I have tried sudo apt install fonts-indic However Hindi still shows up as { name: 'स्वास््य एवं स्वचछता', It suppose to show up as above. When I copy and paste, they show up fine.
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ovsdb-tool: I/O error

whenever I run the openvswitch script, the out is like openvswitch 66388 0 vxlan 37308 1 openvswitch gre 14162 1 openvswitch libcrc32c ...
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Experiencing problems installing Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10 Home edition [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu on my Windows 10 to try it out. It said it would run like any other app on Windows. I have already checked that Linux was enabled for use on my Windows, and rebooted. I launched ...
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looking to create pdf files from a list in a .csv file

complete and total noob with linux. I'm running ubuntu on windows. I am working to try to create a script where from a csv file it would output the lines as a pdf file (I don't need a proper pdf file,...
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Installing Screaming Frog (.deb package) on WSL

I am running a Windows 10 computer with Ubuntu 18.04 running via the Windows Subsystem for Linux. I am trying to install an SEO spider, Screaming Frog, so that I can run it in headless mode and run ...
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ubuntu can't find serial port

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS downloaded from Microsoft store and Arduino IDE. I'm trying to use ESP32 in Ubuntu, but Ubuntu can't find the serial port. In Arduino, Tools > Port is greyed out. In ...
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Win10 linux subsystem libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast

I'm not really asking a question, but this ___ website won't allow me to do this any other way. I ran into a problem today using GTK under Win10's Linux subsystem (specifically Ubuntu 18.04). The ...
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Ubuntu terminal not recognizing file only for executing [closed]

im getting this stupid error in ubuntu where it does recognize the queryone file that im trying to execute, but the file is clearly there, i can see it, read it, delete it, everything but executing it....
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.vbs script doesn't run gnome-terminal unless I run the program in terminal first [WSL]

I have this vbs script that I've been using to run gnome-terminalfrom my Windows 10 Desktop. It executes the following commands in strArgs without showing terminal window that's executing the commands....
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WSL-Ubuntu Minecraft Java server restart, opens start.sh file incorrectly

I run a PaperMC server and the restart function requires a start.sh file. I have created the file and it only works when I open it from the Windows Subsystem for Linux Ubuntu terminal, but not when I ...
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Snap error: main.go:220: WARNING: cannot create syslog logger

I have Ubuntu installed on Windows 10 in the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and I am getting this problem whenever I run snap install <package> or snap list. Has anyone had a similar error? ...
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Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 — fatal error: zlib.h: No such file or directory #include <zlib.h>

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. I have set up a Ubuntu 18.04 subsystem on my Windows 10 PC for bioinformatics applications. During multiple application installations, I have received the following ...
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Unmet dependencies, broken packages (sqlite3) [duplicate]

The problem I have : I am running bash from windows 10. When I do this command : sudo apt-get install sqlite3 sqlite3-doc I get this message : Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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WSL Ubuntu 18.04 broken apt

I am having problems with apt on my wsl installation of ubuntu 18.04. Whenever I try to install a package with apt I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Stange Message on “sudo” commands, after upgrading WSL From 16 to 18 about “getrlimit”

I am getting a strange message whenever I run sudo, ever since upgrading my MS Windows 10 WSL Ubuntu 16 --> Ubuntu 18. The message is sudo: setrlimit: Function not implemented The upgrade seemed ...
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Ubuntu is unable to shutdown in Windows Subsystem for Linux

I am running the Ubuntu shell for Windows 10 as a part of a module in university, when I try typing in shutdown, it is telling me System has not been booted with systemd as init system (PID 1). ...
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Alternative to basic text editors in ubuntu wsl

Currently I have a ubuntu terminal that I downloaded from the MS store. I would like to be able to edit code without using nano/vim/emacs. Is this possible? Can I use an external editor like visual ...
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Ubuntu on Windows closes/crashes as soon as it opens

When I type Ubuntu in my Windows Search and open it, it opens and closes right after. Also tried running it by Ctrl+R and then bash, but the same result. When I run ubuntu in command prompt, an ...
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How to configure HTTP proxy with authentication on Ubuntu WSL on windows 10?

I am using Ubuntu WSL on Windows 10. How to configure HTTP proxy with authentication on it?
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How to open files from Ubuntu on Windows in Visual Studio Code

I just installed Ubuntu on Windows for Ruby on Rails development and when I create Rails project I want to open it in VS Code. So I type code . in bash to open the current folder in VS Code. But ...
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bash_profile strange output adding source files

I am trying to add files in a folder named scripts so that they become executable commands. To do this I've used the below .bash_profile code. for file in "$(find /mnt/c/home/scripts -type f -print -...
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Setting python3 to version 3.7 on WSL

Can I change the default Python 3.6.5 on WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 3.7? So when I check python3 --version I get 3.7.x so I can use that version with pip3 as well. Thanks
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ubuntu-keyring cannot be updated [duplicate]

I cannot update the ubuntu-keyring package on my Ubuntu WSL. I tried to run sudo apt update ubuntu-keyring and this is the command output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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GUI for Windows Subsystem for Linux [duplicate]

I use MobaXterm on Windows as my terminal to work with WSL. I want to use GUI instead of terminal. Is there any walkthrough of how to install a desktop GUI on WSL and be able to start it either upon ...
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WSL1804 (universe enabled): Can't install p7zip-full

I need to use 7z on wsl-ub1804, so I try to install it through sudo apt-get install p7zip-full but it failed. I've check ubuntu packages so I'm sure that it's there. I've check other question, and ...
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multi-core CPU usage

I am using the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), and I am unexperimented in the capabilites of linux. Recently, I've been wanting to get better insight in the CPU usage of processes, but I am getting ...
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Your system is unable to reach the snap store

I tried to upgrade my windows ubuntu subystem to 18.10 using this instruction: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-upgrade-ubuntu-to-18-10-cosmic-cuttlefish#h9-how-to-upgrade-ubuntu-the-debian-way But ...
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Ubuntu for Windows 10 not able to run some network functions [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu for Windows 10 on my laptop in order to practice terminal operations a bit more since I don't have the space to dual boot on my C drive and for some reason all the VMs that I've ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Windows Subsystem 403 forbidden on apt-get update

I am using the Ubuntu Windows Subsystem. When I try to do apt update, the program says that the site is 403 forbidden. I can still access the resources on the site by with my browser. The log is ...
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How to navigate to a network drive when using Ubuntu via the Windows Subsystem for Linux

I installed Ubuntu on my Windows 10 laptop via the Windows Subsystem for Linux. I have a NAS drive connected to my home Wi-Fi network. There's a "share" on it, accessible at \\MYCLOUDEX2ULTRA\Home ...
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Problems with configuring the bash-shell to run OpenFOAM

I've been trying to install OpenFOAM-v1812 for windows 10 by using Ubuntu. I'm following the this guide to install the software: https://www.openfoam.com/download/install-windows-10.php After typing ...
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/mnt: mount(2) system call failed: Host is down

I keep getting this error when I try to mount my C or F drive using this mount -t drvfs '\\homefs\home\user' /mnt/f.
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How do I access files on Desktop from Ubuntu (WSL)? [duplicate]

I opened the Ubuntu app after installing it from the Microsoft Store. I created a username and password for the system, but I cannot access the files on my computer. How do I do that? I have command ...