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Convert between Linux and Windows path in WSL

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WSL path converter

Convert between Linux and Windows path in WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).


Either install the latest stable version hosted on PyPI:

pip install wsl-path-converter

Or clone the source repository and install the bleeding-edge version:

git clone
cd wsl-path-converter
pip install .

If the latter case is run by a regular user, i.e. non-root, the wpc executable will be installed in ~/.local/bin.


This converter works with Windows path mounted in WSL, either through /etc/fstab or through the mount command.

The executable is called wpc. To convert a Windows path to its Linux counterpart, run it with the -u option:

wpc -u C:\autoexec.bat

This is also valid using UNC paths (e.g. remote shares):

wpc -u \\\share

For the converse operation, i.e. convert a Linux path to its Windows counterpart, use the -w option:

wpc -w /mnt/c/autoexec.bat

If a path unambiguously belongs to either Windows or Linux, the conversion option can be skipped; all previous examples can be run without the option:

wpc C:\autoexec.bat
wpc \\\share
wpc /mnt/c/autoexec.bat

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