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re: This a really cool post. I think that WSL has limitations and GUI apps one one these. Some apps need dbus like (gnome-terminal). You should insta...
 

This is very true. WSL does not (yet) have DBus support. Give ti time though, Windows will become more Linux like and Linux (maybe) will get a nice UI and New User Experience. At least, one can hope. :)

 

Successully run gnome-terminal. Trying to run visual studio code :)

Annnnd, mission completed.

# download vscode deb package.

sudo dpkg -i vscode-1.28.2.deb
sudo apt install 
sudo apt install --fix-broken libgconf-2-4 gconf2-common gconf-service gconf-service-backend libxss1 libdbus-glib-1-2 libasound2

# the hack is taken from: https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues/3451#issuecomment-217716116
sudo sed -i 's/BIG-REQUESTS/_IG-REQUESTS/' /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libxcb.so.1

Nice! Are you able to run other DBus dependant applications with the same process?

Yes! Started Firefox but I do not know if it is DBus dependent.

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