Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop GUI on WSL 2 on Surface Pro
Linux | Surface Pro

Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop GUI on WSL 2 on Surface Pro

So, if you’ve looked at this website recently you’ll see that I like playing with Linux on my Surface Pro 4. I’ve tried Ubuntu and Fedora 32 with varying levels of success. To be fair, the linux-surface project has done a magnificent job getting Linux to run nicely on the Surface Pro 4 – but there’s a few things missing that are a bit annoying – and some of them are not likely to be resolved. EDIT: 04 Oct 2020 – Updated to include reference to Win-Kex from Kali. Updated to reflect changes to SystemD-Genie EDIT: 05 Oct 2020 – If you prefer KDE Plasma (and I highly recommend it, it works MUCH better on the Surface Pro 3) then have a look here –…

Ubuntu 20.04 Linux on Surface Pro 4 – Working Pretty Well
Linux | Surface Pro

Ubuntu 20.04 Linux on Surface Pro 4 – Working Pretty Well

UPDATE: 22 April 2020 OK, so in the article I stated that I used the stock kernel and the touchscreen doesn’t work at all. I’ve since installed the linux-surface/linux-surface kernel and in fact the touchscreen works fantastically well. It indeed, works better for me on Linux than it did on Windows. On Windows I suffered ghost touchscreen inputs, which don’t appear on Linux. Which is weird because I thought it was a hardware problem. Perhaps it’s not. Nevertheless, touch screen DOES work nicely using the Linux-Surface-LTS kernel. I also had to adjust a WiFi setting as it stopped working after a while which wasn’t happening when I wrote this. I’ll put the updates down below though as well. Is The Surface Pro 4 Good For…