How to check if /dev/shm and /run/shm are using hard drive instead of RAM.
How to add SSH Agent to WSL and Ubuntu 17.10.
Avoid corruption-don’t edit WSL files from Windows. Instead edit files in the Windows file system.
View only WSL files from Windows, DO NOT edit them. Here’s their location.
How to use .gitattributes files to fix CRLF line-ending hell on Windows + Cygwin and WSL.
How to use USB-serial adapters in WSL for Windows Build ≥ 16176.
Xming provides X11 apps an easy way to run. Here’s how to set it up.
How to install Windows 10 Ubuntu app. Linux on Windows with full and sometimes faster performance than Windows itself.
It’s often convenient to use the same username for Windows and WSL when using Cygwin. Here’s how to switch WSL username.
Workaround for Windows Builds 16193-16215 bug where Windows %PATH% is stuck into Bash $PATH and your ~/.bashrc and ~/.bash_aliases are ignored.
Summary of public changes to Windows Subsystem for Linux for latest Windows 10 build, with list of previous WSL changes vs. build number.
easy setup of Brother MFC-9970CDW on Linux
For complicated VNC/SSH tunnel, using Windows Subsystem for Linux may be easier–here’s how.
USB drives, CD drives, network drives and UNC paths are mountable in Windows are accessible in Windows Subsystem for Linux–it’s simple, here’s how.
How to install Jupyter in Cygwin, or Windows Subsystem for Linux, or use Anaconda Python for Windows directly.
Network-connected scanners and printers with Linux drivers tend to work fine from WSL. USB is not currently supported in WSL for any non-trivial device.
GNU Radio (and Companion GUI) install/run via Windows Subsystem for Linux for network-connected SDR and simulations.
timer_create is fixed in Windows Build 14986, but here’s a workaround for posterity.
It’s trivially easy to install Anaconda Python in Windows Subsystem for Linux, here’s how.
These simple exiftool commands strip almost all geotags from photos. It’s up to you to verify.
Create Python Matplotlib figures without having an actual X11 server. Or setup an X11 server in Windows Subsystem for Linux.
How to setup Matplotlib in Windows Subsystem for Linux.
old WSL builds would loop endlessly on softlinks–update your Windows Build to fix.