- Aug 28, 2009
The initial release of WSL 2 will arrive by the end of June 2019 in Insider builds of Windows 10.
Windows 10 Is Getting a Built-in Linux Kernel
Microsoft today announced Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2—that’s WSL 2. It will feature “dramatic file system performance increases” and support for Docker. To make all this possible, Windows 10 will have a Linux kernel.