Replacing a hard disk
I have a Dell Optiplex 780, which I bought used from the Box Shop some years ago. The date of the BIOS is 2008, so it
is quite ancient. However it is a 64 bit system, with 4GB RAM, and virtualization support. It must have been considered a fine machine in its day. It still works. I have installed Windows 10 on it, even that OS is not officially supported on it, and before that two
varieties of Linux. It is no longer my primary system, but I am not yet ready to part with it. Hence How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD caught my eye, since replacing a hard drive by an SSD is a good way to speed up an old system.
Continuing from WSL: Directories and Files.
The Ultimate Guide to Windows Subsystem for Linux (Windows WSL) points out that with WSL2 the Linux file system is a virtual disk. In my case
I hope there is a way to relocate this file into a directory format that is fit for human consumption.
The Ultimate Guide goes on to consider environment variables. Opening an administrator command prompt as in the example:
“Failure is always an option.”-Adam Savage
Continuing from First steps with the Windows Subsystem for Linux
Windows Subsystem for Linux: A Definitive Guide suggests that you add a symbolic link from your Linux home directory to some suitable Windows Directory