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A lot of technical detail is at [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/compare-versions] .
 
A lot of technical detail is at [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/compare-versions] .
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CCP4 supports WSL-1 ; see info at http://www.ccp4.ac.uk/download/#os=wsl .
    
Graphical Linux programs require installation of a X server like [https://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/files/latest/download Xming] or [https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv VcXsvr] or [https://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/ Mobaxterm] on the Windows host. There are helpful writeups (e.g. [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WSL#Running_Graphical_Applications] and [http://wsl-guide.org/en/latest/]). VcXsrc seems to have a problem with coot for some people (see [https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa-jisc.exe?A2=COOT;6ef4a967.2011 WSL2 installation] and responses). To use the X server with WSL, one has to say in the shell window
 
Graphical Linux programs require installation of a X server like [https://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/files/latest/download Xming] or [https://sourceforge.net/projects/vcxsrv VcXsvr] or [https://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/ Mobaxterm] on the Windows host. There are helpful writeups (e.g. [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WSL#Running_Graphical_Applications] and [http://wsl-guide.org/en/latest/]). VcXsrc seems to have a problem with coot for some people (see [https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/wa-jisc.exe?A2=COOT;6ef4a967.2011 WSL2 installation] and responses). To use the X server with WSL, one has to say in the shell window
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