PiShrink using Windows 10 Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) – Part 2 or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Install WSL2)

1. How to tell if you have Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) version 1 or version 2:
At a Windows 10 command prompt, run ver. Is the next-to-last numeric group version 18917 or higher? If so, it is possible you have WSL 2 but not yet verified. Windows version
2. Open Windows PowerShell and enter the command wsl -l -v.
If version 2 is installed properly, you will see the version number (hopefully “2”.) WSL version check
 If you don’t see a version number, or if you see an error message you have version 1. Uninstall it then reinstall it as per https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/how-to-install-wsl2-on-windows-10

 

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