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No cursor output on the sceen when typing password in terminal

I am running Ubuntu 12-10.

This is my trouble:
When I write (for example) sudo apt-get install Wine in Terminal all seems ok until the program asks for password. The problem is that the place to write is blocked by a white rectangle so writing is impossible! Please help, Perolof

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marked as duplicate by fossfreedom Nov 15 '12 at 20:31

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it's not blocked. That is security.

Just type your password and press enter.

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It's so that people looking over your shoulder can't see the length of the password you typed 10 mins ago. –  coteyr Nov 15 '12 at 20:11
    
Thanks a lot! As usual very simple when you know the answer!!! –  Perolof Jonsson Nov 15 '12 at 20:27
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