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I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and now software center does not work and when I open Dash it cannot access any applications.

When I tried some of the solutions posted the terminal asks me the sudo password for but does take any input from the keyboard.

How can I enter my password or solve these problems?

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closed as too localized by Stefano Palazzo Feb 1 '12 at 11:24

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If you click ctrl+alt+f1 will it change to a terminal? (press ctrl+alt+f7 to go back to graphical). –  Bruno Pereira Oct 21 '11 at 0:44
    
Insufficient data to answer the question. What errors does the Software Center return? What solutions did you try? And what was the specific result of each? Terminal password input is hidden, so do we really know that they system is somehow not accepting just the password? –  user535733 Jan 17 '12 at 19:12
    
Marking this as too localized due to insufficient data and long period of inactivity. –  nitstorm Jan 31 '12 at 19:26