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downloading Kali linux on windows 10 doesn't work, what to do ?  RSS feed

 
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Hello guys, i want to start learning and exploring Linux.. so i downloaded the kali linux terminal to windows 10 Microsoft store.
but when i launch the terminal, the terminal says :

Installing, this may take a few minutes...
WslRegisterDistribution failed with error: 0x8007019e
The Windows Subsystem for Linux optional component is not enabled. Please enable it and try again.
See https://aka.ms/wslinstall for details.
Press any key to continue...
so i checked how to solve this problem and they said to enter to control panel>programs>Turn Windows features on or off>check the box of "Windows Subsystem for Linux"
but  still the Linux terminal says the same.
do you have solution for this?
thank you
 
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I would make a bootable disk of it and use that to boot linux, you can choose to install it as a second os or use the live version without installing, alternatively you could install it on a virtual machine.
That being said unless you want to start penetration testing, there are better versions to learn using linux
 
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Docker containers would also be another option Setting up Kali Linux in Docker on Windows 10 [Micro$wipe]

Kali is a bit of a specialist linux distribution, really aimed at penetration testers.  
 
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