First of all, tip of the hat to Geoff Huntley for putting this in my timeline to start off with :).
So how to get Rainbow Stream to run on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? Easily!
I’m running on the Slow Ring Insiders (currently on 17074), but hopefully these instructions will work for you.
Crack open a bash shell by running ‘bash’ on your Windows machine and then enter
sudo apt-get install python-pip sudo apt-get install python-dev libjpeg-dev libfreetype6 libfreetype6-dev zlib1g-dev sudo pip install backports.functools_lru_cache sudo pip install rainbowstream rainbowstream -iot
Now you will enter an interactive console at which you will need to authorise Rainbow Stream to access your profile and act as a client.
The video below shows you the actions you need to take. Enjoy!