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Peter Johnson

Ouch! Yeah, it doesn't take losing work too many times before you learn to never let it happen again. A couple suggestions... If you want to develop in Linux but are stuck with Windows 10, give WSL 2 + Windows Terminal a try--it runs the Linux kernel within Windows. Also, source control--like on a private GitHub repo--can be built-in backups, especially if you get in the habit of committing & pushing daily.

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Clifton Hill Author

Thanks for the tips. Yes, I haven't ever pushed up all of my projects to GitHub, but I may do that more often. Though I hear that you also want to have a good looking GitHub, so perhaps I keep the junky ones private?

I've tried using WSL in the past, but ran into some issues with it. Using the bash terminal within Windows seems to work well enough, and I'm using the Hyper terminal.

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Peter Johnson

You're welcome! If you're using Bash, you're probably using WSL, unless you mean Git Bash. Yeah, you can still push repos to GitHub & mark them as private there, so no one but you will see the junky ones, but they can still count in your contributions graph.

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Clifton Hill Author

Ah, yes, Git Bash it would be.