How to uninstall and reinstall BASH on Windows 10 – The Visual Guide
Windows 10 offers the Linux BASH shell. We’ve all installed and broken it. So what do we do next? The answer is to uninstall and then reinstall it.
You’ve probably unchecked “Windows features”, rebooted several times and found that didn’t work. So here’s how you uninstall and reinstall BASH.
Step 1 – Uninstall the BASH Shell
Open CMD – as an ADMINISTRATOR
Step 2 – Reinstall the BASH Shell
You have to say Y to continue.
Step 3 – How to change a password on Bash
Enter the new password
Step 4 – How to update and install new packages on BASH
Download and Install the Latest Versions of BASH Installed Packages:
sudo apt-get upgrade
This will download and then install your packages – allow some time – go make a cup of coffee while it does this.
Step 5 – How to create a second user in BASH
sudo adduser uwnthesis2
Enter a new password for the user