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I know my sudo password but terminal not to permit me to enter any keyword into

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Don't think Terminal = Gmail login (asterisk in every character). Don't afraid of your own system. And do many trials and errors, don't stop thinking. –  Ade Malsasa Akbar Jul 18 at 7:14
    
see askubuntu.com/questions/112069/… (and my answer there on how to make it visible). –  Takkat Jul 18 at 7:31

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Passwords are NOT visible when typed.

At the prompt you need to insert your sudo password and then the commandline will come back. There could be some information about the command you issue but in general nothing is shown unless there is an error.

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You can freely type your password and press enter when done. It does not show anything. If your password is PASSCODE, then you'll type exactly that and press enter after E. It's not "letting you not to type," it's just not showing that.

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