I activated the Bash shell on Windows 10 (with the new update on Windows 10 which offers a Linux Bash shell).

The installation was a success, but I can't install anything...
When I ran, for example

sudo apt-get install cmatrix

it returned

Unable to locate package cmatrix

Can somebody help me with this?

marked as duplicate by karel, Fabby, Thomas, Zanna, user535733 Sep 7 '18 at 13:20

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First of all, try running sudo apt update. If that doesn't fix it, you might have an improperly configured /etc/apt/sources.list file.

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