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9. Linux Desktop on WSL

Prateek Singh1 
Bangalore, India

In this chapter, we are going to learn about the tools and services that are required to enable a desktop experience on the Windows Subsystem for Linux and a step-by-step configuration and setup process. To provide a full desktop experience on the Windows Subsystem for Linux, there are two important requirements. Firstly, we need a desktop environment that lets users interact with Linux with menus and multiple windowed applications using a graphical user interface. Secondly, we need a service that can connect the Windows user to the Linux desktop environment running on WSL.

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