2004 Update

How to use wsl 2

store all your file in wsl2 not in the mounted folders The best way to figure out where to move your files is to find the home directory in Linux, then open it in Windows explorer. Run the following:

explorer.exe .

find the home folder

cd ~

open up windows explorer for this folder

explorer.exe .

restart wsl2

you need to restart the LxssManager from windows services

list all the distros wslconfig /L