unable to type passward for m-player codecs ie sundo in the terminal window

Bug #831156 reported by Gmaingmaingmain03 on 2011-08-22
This bug affects 1 person
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gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

i wannted the codecs of m-player for ubuntu 10.10.
i have downloaded it from mediaupload.com.
when i extract all the files and run the file name instal.sh the terminal window opens and ask continue(y/n):
i type y
and the password is asked in the terminal window
[sundo]password for gaurav:
the i type the password "sundo" as per the instruction of installing it but nothing is happening ie whatever i type nothing appers on terminal window.
please help any one who read this as i am new to use this type of os.
please help.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: gnome-terminal 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Aug 22 09:34:26 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

security vulnerability: yes → no
visibility: private → public
Paul White (paulw2u) wrote :

Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) reached end-of-life on April 10, 2012.

Gmaingmaingmain03, as you probably now know passwords are not displayed in Ubuntu terminal windows. I'm sorry no one replied to you when you needed help. As what you reported wasn't a bug I'm closing this by changing the status of the report to "Invalid".

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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