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When I want to install a package with the sudo command I am asked to type in my password, but nothing shows up when I do.

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marked as duplicate by RobotHumans, minerz029, Takkat, karel, Aditya Dec 8 '13 at 11:18

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Just enter your password, nothing is reflected on the screen as you type.

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The password remains invisible as you type for security measures. hope this helps

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It's okay. Just type in the password and press enter and you're good

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