Error in configuring an interpreter using WSL 1



I am trying to configure an interpreter by following the steps in this link

However, when I try to add an interpreter I get the following message

When I click, install packaging tools then I get this error,

I tried to manually install the packaging tools from the settings menu but I still get these errors. I would really appreciate it if you could help me out. 

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That's a known issue, please upvote and feel free to add comments.

As a workaround, install it manually from the CMD with sudo apt install python3-pip

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Thanks this has helped. Along with installing python3-pip, I had to change the interpreter path from /usr/bin/python to /usr/bin/python3 then it worked. 


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