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[Discuss] Ubuntu Install Question

On Wed, 6 Mar 2019 19:19:42 -0500
Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:

> Here's a thing: if you're running Windows 10 then you can install most
> of Ubuntu natively under WSL. Install wsltty (WSL Terminal) and you
> get Cygwin's terminal for your WSL environment. Add a proper X server
> like VcXsrv and you can run your X clients in a window (I think
> VcXsrv does borderless full screen) or as native-looking Windows
> applications. And you don't need a special filesystem for data

Now that I'm at work and can reference my tools, here's how to start
Linux programs from batch files or PowerShell:

bash -l -c 'DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/uxterm'

assuming the X server is listening on localhost:0.0.

Rich Pieri

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