password problem

Asked by xxxfarsing on 2006-02-13

Im new to linux i have ubuntu installed,
ive been trying to get firewall on it but when i write the code in the terminal it asks for a password witch i take it is the one i use to log in but it says sorry try again, how would i fix this?<email address hidden>

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Markus Bertheau (mbertheau) said : #1

What do you type in the terminal?

Pronnie (pronnie) said : #2

sudo -s /etc/init.d/cupsys /etc/init.d/cups

I am trying to get my Brother HL-2030 net printer set up. When I have typed the above I am asked to give my password, but the whole keyboard goes dead when I try to type. I have tried 3 different keyboards with the same negative result. I an stuck and cannet use my printer.
Ubuntu will not open the install drivers from Brother I get the message "Archive type not supported". But they are Linux drivers - I think Debian.
Can you help me?
Greetings from Per Roennow (DK)
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