If you installed Bash on Windows 10, and you want to get access to the files that you created on Bash from the Windows side, here’s what you need to do!

  1. Open File Explorer
  2. Click File on the top left, click Change folder and search options
  3. Click on View tab, make sure Show hidden files, folders, and drives is selected, Click OK
  4. Click on the folder directory address box, copy and paste: %localappdata%\lxss
  5. When you click Enter, you’ll be in the Bash directory: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\lxss
  6. You can access the files through Cygwin or File Explorer in the future

 

1. Open File Explorer.

 

2. Click File on the top left, click Change folder and search options.

 

3. Click on View tab, make sure Show hidden files, folders, and drives is selected, Click OK.

 

4. Click on the folder directory address box, copy and paste: %localappdata%\lxss

 

5. When you click Enter, you’ll be in the Bash directory: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\lxss

 

6. You can access the files through Cygwin or File Explorer in the future!