Windows 10: Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in an Enterprise

Discus and support Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in an Enterprise in Windows 10 News to solve the problem; Recently, customers in an enterprise environment have asked if there is a way to install WSL without an internet connection. These companies had some... Discussion in 'Windows 10 News' started by Brink, Sep 7, 2018.

  1. Brink Win User

    Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in an Enterprise


    Source: Using WSL in an Enterprise Windows Command Line Tools For Developers

    :)
     
    Brink, Sep 7, 2018
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  2. Windows Subsystem Linux

    Hello,

    We would like to know more about the issue you're experiencing with using
    Windows Subsystem for Linux
    . Kindly answer the following questions:

    • Are you developing a program, an app, or a software for Linux?
    • Is your Window 10 PC connected to a domain?
    • Are you managing a Windows Server PC?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried so far?
    • Can you tell us the Version and OS build of your Windows 10 device? You can find this information by clicking the
      Start button, type About your PC, and then press
      Enter.

    We need the following information in order to determine if we need to refer your concern to the
    TechNet forums or the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) forums.

    For now, we suggest reviewing these support articles to find out if there's an issue with the installation of
    Windows Subsystem for Linux:


    We'll be waiting for your response.
     
    Devlin Sco, Sep 7, 2018
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  3. mattynyc Win User
    enabling windows subsystem linux on windows 10

    im trying to enable WSL (which is why i bought Windows 10 in the first place)

    if i try to enable "Windows Subsystem for Linux" using the "Windows Features" graphical interface, my machine reboots, but it doesn't install WSL (and upon revisiting the "Windows Features" console, the option becomes un-ticked
    again.

    Trying to install WSL via powershell yields:

    PS C:\Windows\system32> Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux

    Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature : One or several parent features are disabled so current feature can not be enabled.

    At line:1 char:1

    + Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows- ...

    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in an Enterprise :)) [Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature], COMException

    i seem to be having issues getting KB4054517 properly installed.

    i've read through a few articles that had me un-install and re-install this patch manually, but nothing seems to work.

    i'm just trying to enable WSL... it's the feature I went with Windows 10 to make use of.

    is there anyway to do so WITHOUT having to totally re-install windows?

    Windows 10 Pro 1709 build 16299.15
     
    mattynyc, Sep 7, 2018
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  4. Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in an Enterprise

    Windows subsystem for Linux

    I am getting the message " We couldn't complete the updates … undoing changes" when I restart the computer after enabling WSL in the "Programs and Features" settings. I am running windows 10 home ver 1803 installed on 05 Aug 2018
    OS Build 17134.191

    Due to this, I am unable to install ubuntu! I get the error message " WslRegisterDistribution failed with error: 0x8007019e

    The Windows Subsystem for Linux optional component is not enabled. Please enable it and try again."

    Please help

    Thanks
     
    KennySydney, Sep 7, 2018
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