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because it was missing from most "update from WSL 1 to WSL 2" tutorials, here's how to convert your existing WSL distros to WSL 2:
wsl -l -v to list all distros and what versions they're on
wsl --set-version <name> 2 to update (it takes a bit)

(via admcpr.com/how-to-upgrade-wsl-)

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I wonder if there's any significant performance gains from WSL switching to proper virtualization

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@noiob probably

i still use wsl 1 because it lets me keep an accurate cpu usage indicator in my polybar

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