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Installing WSL on another drive in Windows



The only way to do that is to move the linux distrubition you installed on wsl. I installed Ubuntu on windows as wsl and I showed how to move it step by step.

1. Check WSL 2 installations that are already installed in your computer. 
wsl --list -v
If the installation you want to move to another drive is still running we have to stop it with following command. In my case, I want to move Ubuntu, so I am terminating Ubuntu.
wsl -t Ubuntu

2. Export to a folder. (Here exporting Ubuntu as ubuntu-ex.tar to D:\wsl\wsl_export)
wsl --export Ubuntu "D:\wsl_export\ubuntu-ex.tar"

3. Unregister previous WSL installation. When you unregister it will remove Ubuntu from the wsl2 list that we saw earlier.
wsl --unregister Ubuntu
4. import your WSL installation to a folder. This step also re-registers the ubuntu.
wsl --import Ubuntu "D:\wsl_import\ubuntu" "D:\wsl_export\ubuntu-ex.tar"

Jaka Surya
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