MC402707 – Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 type distros now available on Windows Server 2022

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check before: 2022-08-04

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Linux, Windows Desktop, World tenant

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Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 type distros now available on Windows Server 2022. WSL 2 is a new version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux architecture that powers the Windows Subsystem for Linux to run ELF64 Linux binaries on Windows. Its primary goals are to increase file system performance, as well as adding full system call compatibility.

When will this happen:
This has been available for Desktop/Client versions of Windows but is now available for Windows Server 2022.

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Created:
2022-07-21

updated:
2022-08-27

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2022-09-15MC prepareYou can start using WSL 2 type distros after installing updates released July 14, 2022 (KB5014678) or later on Windows Server 2022. For guidance and more information, please see WSL 2 distros are now supported on Windows Server.

Additional information:
What is the Windows Subsystem for Linux?
Comparing WSL 1 and WSL 2
ps://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-server/#wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-ser
ps://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/ab
ps://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/compare-versi
ps://support.microsoft.com/help/5014678
You can start using WSL 2 type distros after installing updates released July 14, 2022 (KB5014678) or later on Windows Server 2022. For guidance and more information, please see WSL 2 distros are now supported on Windows Server.

Additional information:
What is the Windows Subsystem for Linux?
Comparing WSL 1 and WSL 2
https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-server/#wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-server
https://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/about
https://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/compare-versions
https://support.microsoft.com/help/5014678
2022-08-27MC prepareYou can start using WSL 2 type distros after installing updates released July 14, 2022 (KB5014678) or later on Windows Server 2022. For guidance and more information, please see WSL 2 distros are now supported on Windows Server.

Additional information:
What is the Windows Subsystem for Linux?
Comparing WSL 1 and WSL 2
https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-server/#wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-server
https://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/about
https://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/compare-versions
https://support.microsoft.com/help/5014678
You can start using WSL 2 type distros after installing updates released July 14, 2022 (KB5014678) or later on Windows Server 2022. For guidance and more information, please see WSL 2 distros are now supported on Windows Server.

Additional information:
What is the Windows Subsystem for Linux?
Comparing WSL 1 and WSL 2
ps://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-server/#wsl-2-distros-are-now-supported-on-windows-ser
ps://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/ab
ps://docs.microsoft.com/windows/wsl/compare-versi
ps://support.microsoft.com/help/5014678

*starting April 2022

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