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[Discuss] Ubuntu Install Question

Since I just finished up removing the last of my Cygwin dependencies I
figured I would list the problems I ran into and the solutions.

Automounting removable media and network drives. WSL only automounts
fixed media but now (as of late 2017 or early 2018) also has more or
less full fstab processing to automount volumes when the WSL service
starts. Or you can use the user mount option and manually mount/umount
as needed. Microsoft plan to add more capabilties in this regard and
I'm looking forward to them.

Related, the previously mentioned problems with editing files in the
Win64 environment removes POSIX permissions. This is definitely being
addressed in a future update.

Specific to Unison. I haven't figured out how to get it to create SSH
connections from the Windows environment. Short-term solution is to use
Debian's version and fix up the paths in the preferences files. This
might well be the long term solution for me as well.

Rich Pieri

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