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If this is my path from bash on windows 10, what do I need to do to access a text editor on my desktop?
smolderingflax@smolderingflax:~$ echo $PATH /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/ usr/local/games:/ mnt/c/Program Files (x86)/Intel/TXE Components/TCS:/ mnt/c/Program Files/Intel/TXEComponents/TCS:/ mnt/c/Windows/System32:/mnt/c/Windows:/ mnt/c/Windows/System32/wbem:/ mnt/c/Windows/System32/WindowsPowerShell/v1.0:/ mnt/c/Users/johnh/AppData/Local/Microsoft/WindowsApps
Jordan PowellCourses Plus Student 5,410 Points
are you using bash shell or (WSL)? Either way, I don't believe they support GUI applications. They are strictly command line interfaces. If you're using WSL you can just download eMac, vim, or sublime. Nano comes preinstalled.