Windows 10

Updated: 2018-11-30

WSL doc:

How to check motherboard info

Start menu > Command Prompt. Type the

wmic baseboard getproduct,Manufacturer,version,serialnumber

Open the Run command ([Windows key] + [R]), type


and click on OK to open System Information. Click on System summary and you'll get an overview of all your hardware components. Search for an entry named Motherboard (or Baseboard).

How to Enable Developer Mode

developer mode: settings -> For developers

control panel->programs->windows features->windows subsystem for linux

Chmod not working in Windows 10

0777 is applied to everything under the mnt but not in ~; if you move files back to mnt, permission will be reverted back to 777


Find WSL folders in Windows:

One of the main limitations of using WSL is that changing Linux files with a Windows app or tool is not allowed

Find Windows folders in WSL

/mnt/c/Users/<user name>/Desktop will point to C:\Users\<user name>\Desktop

How to Enable Windows Subsystem for Linux

Ubuntu Bash is not enabled by default.

(no longer need to turn on the Developer Mode)

  • open Control Panel app
  • click Programs
  • click Turn Windows features on or off
  • enable Windows Subsystem for Linux

How to create windows 10 bootable usb on macOS

Boot Camp comes with your Mac and lets you install Microsoft Windows.