Sublime on WSL
Presumably you will need some sort of text editor to edit your code. You can use VisualStudio, which reportedly has a nice integration with WSL2. I prefer to use Sublime Text, as it is a lighter application. To launch Sublime text from the Linux command line, you’ll need to configure the
~/.bashrc file, which defines aliases for the Linux command line.
First, make sure Sublime Text is installed on Windows. Likely it is installed at the following location :
C:/Program Files/Sublime Text 3/subl.exe. You’ll need to find where the Sublime executable lives, so that we can alias it in Linux.
- Launch Ubuntu.
- Edit the
sudo nano ~/.bashrc
- At the bottom of the file, add the following line, where the path is the proper path to your sublime installation.
alias subl='/mnt/c/Program\ Files/Sublime\ Text\ 3/subl.exe'
- Source the
Now you can launch sublime by typing
subl . within any folder.