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Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI

Windows Subsystem for Linux

Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg):

WSLg is short for Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI and the purpose of the project is to enable support for running Linux GUI applications (X11 and Wayland) on Windows in a fully integrated desktop experience.

WSLg strives to make Linux GUI applications feel native and natural to use on Windows. From integration into the Start Menu for launch to appearing in the task bar, alt-tab experience to enabling cut/paste across Windows and Linux applications, WSLg enables a seamless desktop experience and workflow leveraging Windows and Linux applications.

Page will be a series on WSL’s new WSLg, and it looks like it could be a long one.


*Foundation Post*

Seeking a Windows 10 ‘n Linux “integrated experience” thru Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg) – Part X: Progressions of the Linux Newbie Blog


5/11/2021: Installing Linux GUI apps under Windows 10 Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg) – ’Da Novice Way!!!

5/10/2021: Microsoft Open Source Stories – ‘When We Brought Linux to Windows’

6/03/2020: Linux lacks Security – ‘dawdling with WSL 2’ Part 2 of WSL 2

6/01/2020: Linux lacks Security – ‘Microsoft creates Azure Sphere OS’ Part 1 of WSL 2

5/11/2019: ‘PURE’ Arch Linux Developers rush to be accepted by Microsoft