We all are aware that we can run Ubuntu in windows 10 via any virtual machine. But this post isn’t about running Ubuntu on a virtual machine. The latest update(s) of Windows 10 lets us run Ubuntu (Linux Environment) natively. This is a very useful update for people who need the linux environment to carry out their productivity. And this surely is a handy tool for the programmers.
We will guide you with details on how to get started.
Step 1.1: Open All Settings from Action Center.
Step 1.2: Go to Update & Security.

 

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Step 1.3: Select “For Developers” from left side panel.

Step 1.4:  Check “Developer mode”.
Step 1.5: Click YES.

 

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Step 2.1: Open Start Menu and Search for “Turn Windows features on or off” and hit enter.
Step 2.2: Scroll down and look for “Windows subsystem for Linux (Beta)” and check it. Hit OK.

 

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Step 2.3: Click the Restart Now button.
Step 3.1: Search for “bash” in the start menu and click the icon.
Step 3.2: Type “y” and hit Enter when promoted to install Ubuntu. The system will then take a few minutes to install Ubuntu in the command prompt window.
Step 3.3: Create a username and password. If you don’t see the password getting typed, don’t worry keep going and hit enter.
Step 4: After the completion of all downloads, search for “bash” in start menu and you should get “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows” with Ubuntu icon. It opens the Ubuntu terminal.

 

Thats it. Happy Linux-ing !
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