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PS C:\Users\crloewen> wsl --help
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Usage: wsl.exe [Argument] [Options...] [CommandLine]
Arguments for running Linux binaries:
If no command line is provided, wsl.exe launches the default shell.
--exec, -e <CommandLine>
Execute the specified command without using the default Linux shell.
Pass the remaining command line as is.
--distribution, -d <Distro>
Run the specified distribution.
--user, -u <UserName>
Run as the specified user.
Arguments for managing Windows Subsystem for Linux:
--export <Distro> <FileName>
Exports the distribution to a tar file.
The filename can be - for standard output.
--import <Distro> <InstallLocation> <FileName> [Options]
Imports the specified tar file as a new distribution.
The filename can be - for standard input.
--version <Version>
Specifies the version to use for the new distribution.
--list, -l [Options]
Lists distributions.
List all distributions, including distributions that are currently
being installed or uninstalled.
List only distributions that are currently running.
--quiet, -q
Only show distribution names.
--verbose, -v
Show detailed information about all distributions.
--set-default, -s <Distro>
Sets the distribution as the default.
--set-default-version <Version>
Changes the default install version for new distributions.
--set-version <Distro> <Version>
Changes the version of the specified distribution.
Immediately terminates all running distributions and the WSL 2 lightweight utility virtual machine.
--terminate, -t <Distro>
Terminates the specified distribution.
--unregister <Distro>
Unregisters the distribution.
Display usage information.
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