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

Bug #831156 reported by Gmaingmaingmain03 on 2011-08-22
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gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)
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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 2.6.35.4
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)
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 LANG=en_US.utf8
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
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