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Windows: Working with the linux subsystem (WSL)

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this post contains some examples on how to interact with the Windows Subsystem for Linux. For an installation howto see my previous post.
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Windows: Enable (WSL) Windows Subsystem for Linux

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these are the steps to enable WSL (2) on Windows 10 >= 2004.

Open Powershell with administrator permissions (right click) and install the features VirtualMachinePlatform and Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux.
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Windows: Start an Windows APP from command line


Hi,

this post describes how to start a Windows App from command line. Windows Apps cannot be started by calling the exe file in the C:\program files\WindowsApps\xxx folder. This can/must be done my using the explorer.exe.

The Syntax is


C:\> explorer.exe shell:appsFolder\%PackageFamilyNameOfTheApp%!%AppId%

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