RDP Into WSL

There have been a few instances where I could not figure out a problem within WSL. Problems that would be easier to fix if I had a UI instead of just an instance of the WSL shell. If you find yourself in such a situation know that you can install the UI portion, a Linux desktop on top of WSL. Once the UI has been installed you can RDP into the WSL instance allowing you to use the WSL distro as if it were natively installed on your machine....

November 17, 2022 · Yunier

WSL For Local Development With Kubernetes

If you find yourself in need of having to use Kubernetes in WSL, know that it is possible, hard, but possible. It might require upgrading your machine to Windows 11 if you are on Windows 10 and a few other packages. Prerequisite To get started we need to know what version of Windows you are on. This is important because Kubernetes will be installed using Microk8s, which requires having snap installed and working....

November 3, 2022 · Yunier

WSL Fix Internet Access

Problem You have installed WSL successfully on your machine only to find out that you cannot connect to the internet. I have encountered this problem before sometimes it can be fixed externally, but from my experience, no matter what you do, you will end up having to mock around with the resolv.conf file within WSL, more on that later. You may encounter an internet issue in WSL when the network administrator had configured Windows Defender to not allow local fire rules to be merged with rules applied at the enterprise level....

October 23, 2022 · Yunier