To run ping, run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows as an administrator, or run from a CMD/Power Shell prompt with administrator privileges. If while working with bash, you find that bash is hung (or deadlocked) and not responding to inputs, help us diagnose the issue by collecting and reporting a memory dump. Do not do this if you are not comfortable with that or save your work prior to doing this.
Many years ago, when I first began with Linux, installing applications and keeping a system up to date was not an easy feat.
If you do not want this behavior you can run this command to change the Ubuntu locale after install completes.In fact, if you wanted to tackle either task you were bound for the command line.For some new users this left their machines outdated or without applications they needed. Now Linux is exponentially more user friendly - to the point where so much is automatic and ¬†that today's Linux hardly resembles yesterday's Linux.You will have to relaunch for this change to take effect.The below example changes to locale to en-US: In some cases turning off the firewall allows for access.