New Windows Update Brings Easy Access to Linux Files
Easily access Linux files that you have install on your Windows 10 system
Another thing is Microsoft also warns against modifying files under AppData which could break things also. Now with the latest update, Microsoft has easy to access Linux files with Windows tools and that too also without any breach issues.
This is possible as Windows runs a Plan9 server as part of the WSL software in the background. Windows 10 has “a Windows service and driver that acts as the client and talks to the Plan9 server.” That server translates your file operations and handles Linux metadata such as file permissions, ensuring everything works properly even when you access a file with a Windows tool. Now that a technical part and you don't need that.
With the lastest easy access, now you can open FileExplorer directly from the terminal of your Linux environment. For that, you just have to type the following command -
Furthermore, to access Linux files from Explorer, Just type the following path to Explorer Window -
For example, if you are running Ubuntu or KaliLinux, type the command like this-
The same things can be done on PowerShell or Command Prompt. You just need to type the following command on the Command Prompt or PowerShell to change the directory
This was one of the most awaited features and many users are waiting for this. So Here you can use this for easy access of the Linux files on the windows system.