After Windows 10 Build 14316 or later you can enable Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux feature
so you can run Ubuntu in your Windows box.
Check build version
C:\>systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version" OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation OS Version: 10.0.14393 N/A Build 14393 C:\>
Step 1 Click Action center at right button corner and click all settings and
Step 2 On Windows Setting window click “Update & Security”
Step 3 Click “For Developer” tab on the left
Step 4 Enable “Developer Mode” and restart the computer
Step 5 After Restart you can now open a command prompt (CMD) or powershell and type “bash“.
It will ask you to install Ubuntu just choose yes “y”
Windows PowerShell Copyright (C) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. PS C:\Users\chako> bash -- Beta feature -- This will install Ubuntu on Windows, distributed by Canonical and licensed under its terms available here: https://aka.ms/uowterms Type "y" to continue: y Downloading from the Windows Store... 100% Extracting filesystem, this will take a few minutes... Please create a default UNIX user account. The username does not need to match your Windows username. For more information visit: https://aka.ms/wslusers Enter new UNIX username: chako Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: password updated successfully Installation successful! The environment will start momentarily... Documentation is available at: https://aka.ms/wsldocs chako@DESKTOP-ERGD9VC:/mnt/c/Users/chako$ systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version" findstr: command not found systeminfo: command not found chako@DESKTOP-ERGD9VC:/mnt/c/Users/chako$
After complete the installation, you can now run “Bash On Ubuntu On Windows” 🙂
chako@DESKTOP-ERGD9VC:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty chako@DESKTOP-ERGD9VC:~$