Project notes for a forgetful mind
You need to download a linux disto from the Windows store by running
After following the article linked to enable bash, type bash in the search and run it. The home of your linux distro will be in AppData and can’t interact with your windows explorer browser. You can see Windows files though in bash. Windows is linked at
Install python and Ruby and these libraries one time
sudo -i apt-get install python apt-get install ruby-all-dev gem install bundler gem install pkg-config -v "~> 1.1.7" apt-get install libxslt-dev libxml2-dev apt-get install libxml2 apt-get install build-essential gem install nokogiri -- --use-system-libraries apt install nodejs-legacy
apt-get install libgmp-dev
Throw in a
apt update && apt upgrade if it fails at any point.
Then you can run the run script in this repo which does the rest of the jeckyll serving and hosting of the local version of these pages.
Run bashand make a note of your Linux username (this need not match your Windows username)
In Windows admin command prompt (Super+X, A) change the default user to root:
lxrun /setdefaultuser root
Now Bash on Ubuntu on Windows logs you in as root without asking password
Use passwd command in Bash to change the user password:
Change the default user back to your normal user in Windows command prompt
lxrun /setdefaultuser your_username