Recently, customers in an enterprise environment have asked if there is a way to install WSL without an internet connection. These companies had some machines that would benefit from having WSL, but don’t have an internet connection for security, logistics, or other reasons.
Today, we’re excited to announce that Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux Distro is now available in the Windows Store and can be downloaded and installed on any Windows 10 Insider build = #16215!
Note: Because Windows 10 Insider builds are essentially weekly snapshots of the next version of Windows 10 as it’s being built,
We’re REALLY excited about this announcement and think many of you will be too 😉
I have to provide this guidance at least 2-3 times a day so instead I am publishing it here so everyone can find / link-to this guidance.
There is one hard-and-fast rule when it comes to WSL on Windows: