I can't see my password on the command line and even though I am sure that I enter my password correctly, sudo doesn't accept. How can I see my password on the terminal? Is there any way to change it?
If you are just confirming that you typed it correctly, type it into the U/N space instead of your username to see what characters are being typed.
- type it into gedit and copy/paste it into the password field.
- How do I reset a lost administrative password?
To help you enter your password correctly there is: How can I make stars appear when I type sudo password?
To summarize the answer there, you need to configure it using:
Locate the line containing
env_reset and add the parameter
, pwfeedback behind it.
See the link for full instructions.