back to article Microsoft drives up in a LXSS: Hop in, we're taking the Windows Update offramp to Linux 5.4 town

The two sides of Microsoft were on show this week as a major update to the Linux kernel turned up on Windows Update for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL 2) users and the next version of Windows finally found its way to the company's loyal Insiders. The update for WSL 2 is quite the version jump and takes it from the 4.19 …

  1. Zarno

    I'm aprehensive...

    "To get the latest WSL 2 kernel updates via Windows Update you need 'Receive updates for other Microsoft products when you update Windows' checked in Windows Update Advanced options."

    Wish they had a separate tickbox for just the WSL parts.

    It appears that this url (Step 4 - Download the Linux kernel update package) gives a way to download directly, if the delivery package was updated.

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