Visual Studio Code Remote - WSL
The Remote - WSL extension extension lets you use the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) as your full-time development environment right from VS Code. This new, optimized support lets you:
Remote - WSL runs commands and extensions directly in WSL so you don't have to worry about pathing issues, binary compatibility, or other cross-OS challenges. You're able to use VS Code in WSL just as you would from Windows.
Another way to learn what you can do with the extension is to browse the commands it provides. Press
You can also click on the Remote "Quick Access" status bar item in the lower left corner to get a list of the most common commands.
For more information, please see the extension documentation.
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Visual Studio Code Remote - WSL and related extensions collect telemetry data to help us build a better experience working remotely from VS Code. We only collect data on which commands are executed. We do not collect any information about image names, paths, etc. The extension respects the