Octave for Windows Subsystem for Linux

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Read Octave for Microsoft Windows for the recommended way to install Octave on MS Windows.
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This article is a stub and should be merged into Octave for Microsoft Windows if not expanded.

Starting with Windows 10 (64 Bit) the[1]

"[...] Windows Subsystem for Linux lets developers run a GNU/Linux environment -- including most command-line tools, utilities, and applications -- directly on Windows, unmodified, without the overhead of a virtual machine."

In general WSL should make it possible to use and build Octave for GNU/Linux on MS Windows. An overview article[2] describes the Installation of Ubuntu 18.04 in WSL.