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Alright so I installed the crouton Ubuntu thing on my Chromebook while following this tutorial. After getting it installed it would not let me set a password and now I can't update the system so I'm wondering how to fix it. I'm kind of noobish at this.

This is what is displayed-

(precise)redeyeschivo@localhost-$ sudo password set
[sudo] password for redeyeschivo:
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marked as duplicate by Eliah Kagan, minerz029, Aditya, Eric Carvalho, falconer Jan 15 '14 at 11:37

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Simply type in your password, which will not appear, and press Enter.

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