[DISCUSSION] Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Tito, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. biatche

    biatche MDL Senior Member

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    in the past i saw %localappdata%/lxss

    where is this now?

    has the structure changed?
     
  2. Hadron-Curious

    Hadron-Curious MDL Guru

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    Please, do! I'd like to test it in my system.
     
  3. jygoro

    jygoro MDL Member

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    For example for Ubuntu from the Store:
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\CanonicalGroupLimited.UbuntuonWindows_79rhkp1fndgsc\LocalState\rootfs
    home folder is now inside rootfs.

    Moving the rootfs to a non system partition doesn't work yet.
     
  4. dmex

    dmex MDL Junior Member

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    My bad... I didn't have time to read those articles and saw "installing the appx" in the post you quoted :)

    The API is now included with the latest Window SDK:
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.16299.0\um\wslapi.h"
     
  5. biatche

    biatche MDL Senior Member

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    can i install 16.04 ubuntu to lets say c:\ubuntu now? as opposed to before?
     
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    wendyreichert MDL Novice

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    As someone who does some security testing, I was quite excited at the possibility of the stability of windows with the flexibility and tool support of linux... that is, until I discovered that WSL had limited hardware access and was therefore incapable of monitor mode. This makes a lot of stuff useless, and I am looking for a way to enable this if at all possible.
    Thanks!
     
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