Installing Jekyll on WSL

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I recently upgraded my main desktop to machine to Windows 10 Creators Update so that I can update this site using Jekyll. I had previously upgraded my laptop to the Creators update but found that installing the latest version of Jekyll was not so easy. I found a script at the following site that was just so much easier to use and install Jekyll without any issues! If you run the following command in bash, you will get Jekyll installed without having to hunt down and install all the required dependencies:

bash <(wget -qO-

And with that simple little command, Jekyll was installed in just a few minutes!

Note: As of 08/09/2018, if you are using Windows 10 Version 1803 the command above is no longer needed as all the issues that the script above addresses have now been solved! The following command will install Jekyll on the workstation without any issues:

sudo apt-get install jekyll


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