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Firstly, when you run sudo you are prompted for the password. The password would be the password for the user logged in. So if you are under the user foo, the password you would enter is the password for foo. It won't show the typed characters or even placeholders though. Secondly, there is no space between apt and -get. The actual program is called ...


try fixing packages with the following commands sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get update UPDATE : try this sudo apt-get -f install the APT will try to download and install missing packages to resolve dependencies did you see this question


Running sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-dekstop fixed everything.

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