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Old 02-11-2020, 12:54 PM
berdmann berdmann is offline
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Arrow How-To: Open a local shell session in SecureCRT on Ubuntu WSL

Would you like to be able to open a local bash shell in SecureCRT on Ubuntu WSL? Please refer to the following requirements and configuration steps:

Requirements:
  • SecureCRT 8.7.0 or newer
  • Windows 10 build 1809 or newer
  • Windows update services enabled
Configuration Steps:
  1. From Windows' Settings or Control Panel, search for "Turn Windows features on or off" and enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux feature. (This will require a restart)
  2. Install Ubuntu 18.04 either from the Microsoft Store or manually using the following link:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/win...install-manual
  3. Install SecureCRT version 8.7.0 or newer on Windows 10 (1809 or newer)
    https://www.vandyke.com/cgi-bin/rele...duct=securecrt
  4. Launch SecureCRT and then Quick Connect. Select "Local Shell" for the protocol and replace cmd.exe with bash.exe
  5. Connect your local shell session, voila!
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Last edited by berdmann; 02-20-2020 at 11:59 AM.
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