Microsoft has made the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) into an app that can be downloaded and installed from the Microsoft Store on Windows 11.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux, previously known as the Bash on Ubuntu on Windows (and formerly WSL) compatibility layer, is being decommissioned in favor of a single app that will be serviced via the store.
Last year, Microsoft opened WSL to allow Linux graphical user interfaces on Windows 10 for developers, and this will be available right away in the Microsoft Store in the future. It appears that this WSL/Microsoft Store app will only work on Windows 11.
WSL will continue to be supported by Microsoft, and you can use them side by side. Microsoft plans to move Windows 11 users over to the Microsoft Store edition in the long run.
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