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Zizaco • Edited

As someone that have been primarily using Linux without dual-boot for more than 6 years, I warn you that perhaps there are not many reasons to do the switch anymore.

WSL2 was a remarkable step in closing the gap between windows and Linux, and it can provide almost everything that a native Linux experience would.

Still, if you make heavy use of docker/docker-compose and other ops/server-side tools you may find that they will run much better on Linux. By "better" I mean, less dependency errors and much less resource consumption.

Also, by getting used to Linux in your desktop you will be much more "fluent" when dealing with server-side in general. :)

But for simple full stack development, WSL2 is more then enough.