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re: Using Windows 10 w/WSL for development. I've had to repeatly explain to people WSL is literally running Linux inside Windows and they still don't u...
 

WSL does not run literal Linux inside it; it's a kernel API compatibility layer + ELF binary support. Because of this, WSL I/O is very slow compared to running native Linux on your machine. You are better off using a VM inside Windows at that point, IMO. I haven't had that many drivers issues, #YOTLD!

 

Doesn't Windows 10's WSL literally run Ubuntu?

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