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WSL / WSL2 Support on L340 Laptop

2020-04-29, 16:02 PM

I'm trying to set up WSL and/or WSL2 support on my Lenovo IdeaPad L340 laptop and I'm having all sorts of trouble. WSL2 cannot be enabled because it needs a Kernel patch,  and I cannot install the Kernel patch for WSL2 because it does not find WSL enabled on my Windows 10 install.


Some details about the laptop:

  • Windows 10 Home, version 2004 (Windows Insider Program, slow ring)
  • Intel Core i7 processor, 8th generation
  • 8 GB RAM
  • ATCN37WW BIOS, installed April 7th, 2020


It appears that the Linux Subsystem for Windows is enabled, as the WSL command works in PowerShell, I cannot enable/install WSL2, and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS from the Microsoft Store isn't registering as a distribution of Linux within WSL... any ideas?

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