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When I type any command and after that it asks for password but I can't type that. For example in terminal I type sudo apt-get update and after pressing enter, it asks for password. I type password but nothing appears in the terminal. Whatever i type it don't get typed in case of password. And for each command it asks for password. Any Solution for this?

marked as duplicate by Byte Commander, karel, steeldriver command-line Aug 31 '16 at 15:47

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    This is how it works. The password is not echoed even with stars. Just type your password and hit Enter. – chaskes Aug 31 '16 at 14:59
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    @chaskes I think it's a security precaution, i.e. the length of the password shouldn't be known either. – EKons Aug 31 '16 at 15:02
  • @chaskes Nope. This question asks for a solution, and there is pretty much nothing which can be added to the answer. I don't want to spark a discussion like "why shouldn't the length of the password be known either?" – EKons Aug 31 '16 at 15:05
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It's typed, but you don't see stars. Try typing it then hitting Enter. Does it help?

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    @TrueBeliever Remember to click the checkmark if this solved your problem. – EKons Aug 31 '16 at 16:33

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