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Offline SpriggsySpriggs

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QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« on: October 22, 2020, 09:49:37 pm »
Following this tutorial (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10) and this tutorial (https://medium.com/@japheth.yates/the-complete-wsl2-gui-setup-2582828f4577) I was able to get Linux Ubuntu installed on my home Windows 10 PC and successfully build QB64! Not only that, but I was also able to build Fellippe's Among Us clone AND successfully join the server to play! Note, WSL2 will have GUI capability added in the future BUT this is a workaround right now and it works great!

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Offline Kernelpanic

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2020, 06:32:03 pm »
I have a problem - you mean you could also use QB64 in WSL 2 (Windows Subsystem for Linux)? Really?

I have installed WSL 2 too and an openSuSE Leap 15.2 is running now - but only the command line for exercises in C. I like Vim . . .  ;)


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« Last Edit: October 23, 2020, 06:33:29 pm by Kernelpanic »
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Offline SpriggsySpriggs

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2020, 07:03:15 pm »
@Kernelpanic Yes, I can run QB64 on WSL2. You need to follow the tutorials in those websites in my post to use GUI applications.

Offline Kernelpanic

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2020, 04:01:58 pm »
I have to take a lookin watch in peace at it again before I test something. But interesting is it!
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Offline Kernelpanic

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2020, 04:48:50 pm »
@SpriggsySpriggs, you know your way around C ++, do you also know the GCC for Windows (MingW)?
I would have there a question.
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Offline SpriggsySpriggs

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2020, 04:55:33 pm »
@Kernelpanic I don't really know the compiler, only the language.

Offline Kernelpanic

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2020, 05:15:43 pm »
OK thanks! Was well worth a try.
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Offline luke

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Re: QB64 Linux on Windows using WSL2!
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2020, 05:24:26 pm »
Side note, QB64 also runs okay in wine.

So we can have the Windows version run on Linux, and the Linux version run on Windows \o/