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

Thanks,
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 https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs

Thanks!

Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said : #2

Hello

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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