How to backup your WSL distributions in seconds

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Just like a regular PC, you can grab a backup of your WSL distributions on your Windows machine. Here's how.
Regular backups are a good thing. You never know when something bad is going to happen and having a backup of the data on your PC could save more than a few headaches.
If you're dabbling with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), it might not have crossed your mind. WSL is incredibly easy to set up, and if you destroy an installation it's always fast to get going again. But you can, and probably should, take regular backups if you're using it a lot.

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