A collection of utilities for Windows 10 Linux Subsystems
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wslu - A collection of utilities for WSL

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This is a collection of utilities for Windows 10 Linux Subsystem, such as converting WSL path to Windows path or creating your favorite linux GUI application shortcuts on Windows 10 Desktop. Requires Windows 10 Creators Update.

Currently supported Distro:

  • WLinux
  • Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • OpenSUSE Leap 42
  • OpenSUSE Leap 15.0
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • Debian GNU/Linux
  • Kali Linux

Legacy Ubuntu is no longer supported.


wslusc This is a WSL shortcut creator to create a shortcut on your Windows 10 Desktop.

wslsys This is a WSL system information printer to print out system informations from Windows 10 or Linux.

wslfetch This is a WSL Screenshoot Information Tool to print information in an elegant way.

wslupath This is a WSL Windows path Converter that can convert Windows path to other styles of path.

wslview This is a fake WSL browser that can help you open link in default Windows browser.


For WLinux

Preinstalled in WLinux.

For Ubuntu/Debian/Kali Linux

Run following commands:

sudo apt install apt-transport-https
wget -O - https://api.patrickwu.space/public.key | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb https://apt.patrickwu.space/ stable main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list 
sudo apt update
sudo apt install wslu

Or you can download the .deb package from release and install it using sudo dpkg -i wslu*.


Run following commands:

sudo zypper ar https://rpm.patrickwu.space/ ruapm
sudo zypper ref
sudo zypper in wslu

Or you can download the .rpm package from release and install it using sudo rpm -ivh "wslu*".


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This project uses LGPLv3 License.

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