Linux – How to enable Ctrl + Shift + V in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) / command prompt (cmd)

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How can I enable Ctrl+Shift+V in Windows 10 Pro (Version 1803, OS build 17134.619)? Reading how-to guides online it states to:

  1. Open a command line window
  2. Right-click an empty part of the title bar and select "Properties"
  3. Select the "Use Ctrl+Shift+C/V as Copy/Paste" option, and then click the "OK" button.

The "Properties" menu in the article looks like this and has the "Use Ctrl+Shift+C/V as Copy/Paste" option:

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This option is however missing on my computer:

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Best Answer

How to enable Ctrl + Shift + V in Windows 10 Pro (Version 1803, OS build 17134.619)?

You are running the incorrect version of Windows 10. The feature in question is only a feature of the October 2018 Update (1809). You currently have the April 2018 Update (1803) installed.

You will have to upgrade to 1809 in order to enable the option in question

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These shortcuts are available in the October 2018 Update, which was originally codenamed Redstone 5.

Source: How to Enable Copy and Paste Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10’s Bash Shell