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(Solved) - sudo password request

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  • Started 1 year ago by descartez
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descartez
Posts: 2

I'm a Linux beginner, recently i followed the how to geek tutorial on how to install linux mint's cinnamon desktop, but i cant proceed after password request, the thing is, the password i type does not even show,
please help,

Posted 1 year ago
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ssoylu1996
Posts: 15

Hi,

The password you type doesn't show, it is normal. This happens on my linux too , however when you type the password you need to look at the keyboard to see if you are typing correct and then just press enter. It works.

Samih.

Posted 1 year ago
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edmenje
edmenje
Posts: 279

Like Samih says...in linux terminal the password characters do not show, unlike other places where characters are displayed by dots. Both formats are so that someone looking over your shoulder cannot see the password you're entering. It's normal Unix terminal procedure.

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ssoylu1996
Posts: 15

So is this now solved?

Posted 1 year ago
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CompWiz
CompWiz
Posts: 864

ssoylu1996, I guess it should be..OP hasn't returned to mark it as solved though.

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

Obviously not, unless you have input.
The OP never reported back

Mike

Posted 1 year ago
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descartez
Posts: 2

Thanks guys, it worked allright, now i have linux mint's cinnamon shell and more, many thanks

Posted 1 year ago
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