WSL - Location currently not available

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bobfleming
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WSL - Location currently not available

Post by bobfleming » 26 Mar 2020 13:26

Hi,

Using version 20.80.0500 I am able to browse to my WSL home directory at \\wsl$\Debian\home\<username>.

However, if I try to browse further up the tree, at \\wsl$\Debian I get the location not available message in the file pane.

This works in Windows Explorer, and I can see the rest of the top level folders in the filesystem e.g. tmp, mnt, opt etc.

mumajs
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Re: WSL - Location currently not available

Post by mumajs » 26 Mar 2020 14:15

Since using wsl$ I guess it is similar to my issue reported some time ago about hidden shares like data$
Admin shares are still fine. Normal shared folders are now also good with 20.70.0014. Just tested last point which I sometimes see and use. When the standard share is shared as hidden. That means "\\server\data$". That share is normal share (shared folder), but the name is with "$" on the end and that means it is not visible. In that case it does not work and say "Location currently not available"
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bobfleming
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Re: WSL - Location currently not available

Post by bobfleming » 26 Mar 2020 17:37

And have just noticed that I can only view my WSL home folder contents when in mini-tree mode. When not, it's the location not available message again.

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Re: WSL - Location currently not available

Post by admin » 28 Mar 2020 12:53

Should be better in the next beta version.
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Re: WSL - Location currently not available

Post by bobfleming » 28 Mar 2020 13:05

Thanks.

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