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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
mnt/c/Program Files (x86)/Intel/TXE Components/TCS:/
mnt/c/Program Files/Intel/TXEComponents/TCS:/

1 Answer

Jordan Powell
Jordan Powell
Courses 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.