How to install Linux bash on Windows 10

Did you know that you can add Linux bash shell, and a number of real handy tools for Windows? That's right, you can; And that's pretty easy. Let me show you how.

The first thing to do is enable Developer Mode. To do this, click the start button and enter settings.

When the setting application appears, click it.

In the new window, scroll down until you see Use developer features. Click to enable Developer Mode.

At this time, Windows downloads all necessary add-ons to the platform. When done, go to Control Panel | Programs | Programs and Features | Turn Windows features on or off and click to enable Windows subsystem for Linux.

When this is done, restart and you are ready to finish.

When you log back to Windows, click the Start button, type bash, press Enter, and then (in the resulting window), type y and press Enter to install Ubuntu bash on Windows.

It seems that everything has stopped, but you just have to press Enter again and then enter a new UNIX username and password when prompted.

When done, you can now work with Linux bash on Windows. Test it by typing sudo apt-get update. Pretty cool, huh?

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