Access Windows Subsystem for Linux files from Windows

Windows Subsystem for Linux in Fall 2017 Creators Update places files for each WSL image (could be Ubuntu, Arch Linux, etc.) uniquely named under:

WSL Windows
~  %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\CanonicalGroupLimited.UbuntuonWindows*\LocalState\rootfs\home
/  %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\CanonicalGroupLimited.UbuntuonWindows*\LocalState\rootfs

Do not create/edit files from Windows in these directories as it will corrupt the WSL filesystem.

Microsoft says don’t edit/write WSL files from Windows.

OBSOLETE Beta WSL

The obsolete beta Windows Subsystem for Linux filesystem was formerly accessible from Windows at:

WSL Windows
~  %LOCALAPPDATA%\lxss\home
/  %LOCALAPPDATA%\lxss\rootfs\

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