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Am new at ubuntu i tried to install a kdeplasmadesktop addons, and by typing su -c 'yum update kdeplasma-addons' from the terminal it ask for password but can not type any in.


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closed as off-topic by bodhi.zazen, darent, Rmano, Braiam, Richard Mar 14 '14 at 4:06

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does not sound like Ubuntu ;) Just tyep your password, you will not see anything in the terminal when you type. – bodhi.zazen Mar 13 '14 at 22:56
whats your username? and what ubuntu are you using – user257719 Mar 13 '14 at 23:03
ubuntu with yum? – migas Mar 14 '14 at 0:10
Hi. I use ubuntu 13.10 kdeplasmadesktop, and it says that there is authinticate error. – Michael Mar 14 '14 at 16:30
Hi and my user name is michael@michael-SVE1512H1EW – Michael Apr 9 '14 at 15:55

Ubuntu doesn't show you the password for security reasons. So just type it in as normal and hit enter.

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