Install Linux Bash Shell on Windows 10

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    How to Install Linux Bash Shell on Windows 10

    1) – Search Control Panel
    2) – Click on programs
    3) – Under Programs and Features –> Click on Turn Windows Features On or Off
    4) – A window will pop-up -> under windows features list scroll down –> check Windows Subsystem for Linux
    5) – Click “Restart” when you’re prompted to restart your Computer/Laptop
    6) – after restart open Microsoft Store
    7) – Search Linux ( Ubuntu, Debian , Kali , OpenSUSE are available )
    8) – Click on your desired flavor of Linux and click get to install them
    9) – Click On start menu –> look for Linux flavor  you have just installed and click to open it –> set username and password …

    This is very helpful to SSH ASUS Router without need of installing PuTTY or any third party software

    Note:- it’s advised to keep Bash Shell updated :)

    • This topic was modified 5 months ago by XRW.
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    Very helpful, thank you ;-)

    In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom (J.G.Ballard).


    You can directly SSH to router in Windows using PowerShell.

    Just open powershell and type: SSH routeruser@routerIP

    Then password and youre done …


    But thanks now I know how to run Linux on my WinPC without dual boot. Tried it some times ago but didnt know how to go on with MS-store.

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