Solutions to Run Linux For Windows

Last Modified:November 20, 2019

This website is called Linux For Windows. It can also be called Linux on Window, or Linux under Windows. The wording is different, but the symantecs mean the same thing - to get Linux to work on your Windows PC.


There are quite a number of viable solutions to allow linux to run under windows. This website is a work in progress, so only the active links below have been documented so far. Stay tuned.

  1. Windows subsystem for Linux (WSL)
  2. Virtual Machines
  3. MobaXterm
  4. Cygwin
  5. XMing
  6. Busybox
  7. MinGW
  8. Gnuwin32