terminal in ubuntu 11.04?

I type in my password enter entering a command but nothing shows as I type. Any ideas?

Can you give more information? Exactly what are you doing? Are you trying to sudo, entering your password, successfully getting root privileges, THEN typing a command - and the shell isn't accepting the command?
acidbass6 years ago
What aelias36 said is true i was thinking the same thing but if you type your password nothing shows up but it still works its just a security measure
aelias366 years ago
This happens for extra security. Rather than showing stars, it shows absolutely nothing, so anyone eavesdropping doesn't even know the **length** of your password.