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Downloads:

77,273

Downloads of v 1.0.1:

76,749

Last Update:

14 Sep 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Tags:

microsoft wsl windows feature

Windows Subsystem for Linux (Install)

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1.0.1 | Updated: 14 Sep 2018

Downloads:

77,273

Downloads of v 1.0.1:

76,749

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Windows Subsystem for Linux (Install) 1.0.1

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires Windows 10.

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Windows Subsystem for Linux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Windows Subsystem for Linux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Windows Subsystem for Linux (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade wsl -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade wsl -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install wsl
  win_chocolatey:
    name: wsl
    version: '1.0.1'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'wsl' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.0.1'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller wsl
{
    Name     = "wsl"
    Version  = "1.0.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'wsl':
  ensure   => '1.0.1',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 20 Sep 2018.

Description

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a new Windows 10 feature that enables you to run native Linux command-line tools directly on Windows, alongside your traditional Windows desktop and modern store apps.

NOTE: The version is Chocolatey package related only. WSL version corresponds with your Windows build version. The actual version of WSL will depend on your version of Windows.

PACKAGE NOTES


Click here to Patreon-ize the package maintainer.



tools\.SkipAutoUninstaller
 
tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName = 'wsl'
$OSBuild=Get-WinVerBuild
$OSFound = (Get-WinName) + " " + (Get-WinVerMajor) + "." + (Get-WinVerMinor) + "." + (Get-WinVerBuild)
Write-Host "  ** OS Found: $OSFound" -foreground magenta

# Filter out incompatible Windows OSes
if ((Get-IsWin7) -or (Get-IsWin8) -or (Get-IsWin81)){
	Write-Warning "Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux is not compatible with your version of Windows."
	throw
}

# Filter out incompatible Windows Server OSes
if ((Get-IsWinServer2008) -or (Get-IsWinServer2008R2) -or (Get-IsWinServer2012) -or (Get-IsWinServer2012R2)){
	Write-Warning "Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux is not compatible with your version of Windows Server."
	throw
}

# Win10: 1607 / 10.0.14393 / Anniversary Update / Redstone 1 + required
if ((Get-IsWinWorkstation) -and (Get-IsWin10)){
    if ($OSBuild -ge 14393){
	    Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName  Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux -NoRestart |Out-Null
		if (Get-PendingReboot) {
		    Write-Warning "A reboot is required to use WSL."
		   }
		return
	   } else {
	     Write-Warning "Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux is only supported on Windows 10 builds 1607 (10.0.14393) and later."
	     throw
	    }
}

# WindowsServer2016: Checking for 1803 / 10.0.17134 + required
if ((Get-IsWinServer) -and (Get-IsWinServer2016)){
    if ($OSBuild -ge 17134){
        Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux -NoRestart |Out-Null
		if (Get-PendingReboot) {
		    Write-Warning "A reboot is required to use WSL."
		   }
		return
	   } else {
	     Write-Warning "Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux is only supported on Windows Server 2016 builds 1803 (10.0.17134) and later."
	     throw
	    }
}

return

# ------------------------------
# prepping below for future use

# WindowsServer2019: Checking for 10.0.17623 (first Windows Insider preview version)
if ((Get-IsWinServer) -and (Get-IsWinServer2019)){ # requires update to chocolatey-fastanswers.extension
    if ($OSBuild -ge 17623){
        Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux -NoRestart |Out-Null
		if (Get-PendingReboot) {
		    Write-Warning "A reboot is required to use WSL."
		   }
		return
	   }
}
tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName = 'wsl'

Disable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux -NoRestart |Out-Null

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