WSL: Run Linux GUI Apps

WSL now supports connecting USB devices on Windows 11 thanks to contributions to a 3rd party open-source project. Learn more about what scenarios this enables, how to set things up, see some demos, and hear from Nelson, the intern that made it happen!

  • 00:00 - Ben McMorran, Software Engineer for WSL, introduces us to recent contributions to a 3rd party open-source project that enables USB devices to be connected to WSL
  • 00:25 - Why would I want to use USB devices with WSL?
  • 01:02 - Demo: Set up WSL 2 on Windows 11 to support attaching USB devices and using the usbid wsl command
  • 05:54 - How does this work? Meet our intern, Nelson!
  • 09:37 - Where can I learn more?