Bash/WSL Insiders build now supports usb/serial comms and mounting removable storage & network shares
At the end the post announcing what’s new in Bash/WSL in Win10 Creators Update, I stated:
We continue to forge ahead with many planned improvements and exciting new features. Stay tuned for lots more exciting features coming in future releases of Windows 10: If you want to be among the first to access and experience improvements planned for the next Windows 10 release, be sure to sign up to the Windows Insider program and set your Windows Insider Update Ring to “Fast”!
I wasn’t kidding! 😉
The first new post-Windows 10 CU Insiders builds were released over the last couple of weeks – build #16176 and #16184- and delivered several new features & fixes:
- Support for serial/COM-port access allowing you to communicate with external devices like Raspberry Pi’s and IoT boards!
- Support for mounting USB storage devices and/or network shares
- Improvements to IPv6 multicast
- Several fixes for issues reported on GitHub
Follow the above links to learn more about these new improvements. Enjoy! 🙂