1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro
       03 Aug 2016 #1

    Has anybody tried out the new bash already


    I'm curious, has anybody already plaid with the new Linux subsystem (bash)? I don't know about you but I love it. Finally I can use the powerful commands of Linux to create folders, files etc. For me that alone is worth the update.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 28
    windows 10 Pro
       05 Aug 2016 #2

    I've installed it on the desktop and it is working. So I installed it on my laptop and it lets me enter a password. But when I try to sudo it asks for the password and gives me Sorry, try again.
    posted question on Microsoft forum two days ago no response yet.

    RAC
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro
       05 Aug 2016 #3

    After a clean install I encountered that error tool. In my case there was apparently no root password set. I set it with "sudo passwd root" which let's you set a new password for root. Now it works. But what has never worked so far is network access. I just cannot get internet access.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Aug 2016 #4

    I've fixed network access for the bash. Apparently the firewall was blocking the outgoing connections over ports 53 and 80. Allowing "System process" outgoing connections over these ports has fixed it.
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