Cannot Put password in terminal app

Asked by Brandan on 2008-02-07

7.04 version Ubuntu:

when you type in "sudo" or try to do anything in the cmd or known as terminal it asks for a password it will not let me enter anything but hit enter

Brandan Lasley :)

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This question was originally filed as bug #189822.

Iulian Udrea (iulian) said : #1

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report and subsequently we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. It would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see


Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said : #2


Just type in the password.. Notice that it won't show the '*' while you type, but just type in normally ! this is how it works to avoid people from looking over your shoulder !:-)

and when you are done typing your password, Just hit enter..

Hope it helps

Bhavani Shankar.

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