WSL System Calls | Windows Subsystem for Linux

How Windows 10 will run Linux binaries by mapping Linux kernel calls to Windows NT kernel.


  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

    Windows 10 Upgrade Bug Disabled Cntrl-C In Bash

    A massive set of changes to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) was rolled into Windows Insider build 15002… If this is any hint, Microsoft’s goal is nothing short of making it a credible alternative to other Linux distributions… Some of the fixes also implement functionality that wasn’t available before to Linux apps in WSL, such as support for kernel memory overcommit and previously omitted network stack options. Other changes enhance integration between WSL and the rest of Windows…

    [O]ne major issue in build 15002 is that Ctrl-C in a Bash session no longer works

    Bash on Windows is becoming Linux for Windows users
    Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux is evolving into a credible alternative to running Linux inside Windows on VMs

  2. Tomi Engdahl says:

    5 Reasons to Use the Linux Desktop Instead of WSL
    PUBLISHED MAR 13, 2022
    WSL has allowed users to run Linux within Windows. But there are several reasons why you should install a Linux desktop instead of WSL.


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