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windows_subsystem_for_linux_setup [2019/08/02 12:15]
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windows_subsystem_for_linux_setup [2019/08/20 09:48] (current)
tkbletsc [Run explorer from this directory in bash]
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   * Make a shortcut of the "​app",​ then put the shortcut into the classic start menu programs list.   * Make a shortcut of the "​app",​ then put the shortcut into the classic start menu programs list.
  
-===== Basic packages ===== +===== Update plus basic packages ===== 
-The default package set is actually not bad. But here'​s ​what's missing:+The default package set is actually not bad. But this will update and install ​what's missing: 
 +  sudo apt update 
 +  sudo apt dist-upgrade
   sudo apt install lynx links binutils zip unzip gdb   sudo apt install lynx links binutils zip unzip gdb
  
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 ===== Run explorer from this directory in bash ===== ===== Run explorer from this directory in bash =====
-I'm used to saying ''​explorer ​.''​ to open an explorer in this directory. ​For some reason, this doesn'​t work in WSL, even if I spell out the full path to explorer. However, ​[[https://​stackoverflow.com/​questions/​44245721/​launching-explorer-from-wsl|per this recipe]], you can add the following to ~/.bashrc to restore this functionality:​ +I'm used to saying ''​start .''​ to open an explorer in this directory. ​Using [[https://​stackoverflow.com/​questions/​44245721/​launching-explorer-from-wsl|this recipe]], you can add the following to ~/.bashrc to restore this functionality:​ 
-  alias explorer="​cmd.exe /c start"+  alias start="​cmd.exe /c start"
  
  
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