Do not change Linux files using Windows apps and tools

Do not create/modify Linux files from Windows apps/tools
Do not create/modify Linux files from Windows apps/tools

I have to provide this guidance at least 2-3 times a day so instead I am publishing it here so everyone can find / link-to this guidance. There is one hard-and-fast rule when it comes to Bash on Windows: DO NOT, under ANY circumstances, create and/or modify Linux files using Windows apps, tools, scripts, consoles,…

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More easily invoke Windows apps and tools from Bash on Windows

2016-11-10-4
2016-11-10-4

Along with support for ifconfig & network connection enumeration, Windows 10 Insider Build 14965 delivers a small but important change was made which will enable you more easily invoke Windows tools & applications from within Bash: Your Windows user environment path is now appended to the WSL path by default. This means you can now type…

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Learn more about Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and the Windows Subsystem for Linux

learnbash
learnbash

Bash on Ubuntu on Windows has been making a lot of waves since we announced this new feature at //Build 2016 back in early April. But as with any new technology, many people have questions including: How does Bash on Ubuntu on Windows (Bash) work? What is Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? Is this just a…

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