Once you have WSL installed on your machine, you can then log in to your Linux distribution by running ‘wsl’ or by opening via Windows Search.
Option 1: Access WSL through the Terminal
Open Windows Terminal and enter into your default WSL distro by typing
To enter a specific WSL Linux distribution, you can run
wsl -d <distro-name> entering the distribution name you want to access, or in Windows Terminal you can click to select an installed distro as shown below:
Option 2: Access WSL through Windows Search
The alternative option to open WSL in Windows is by using the Search Bar:
This will enter your default WSL distribution.