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esudo password?

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Hello!
I just installed bodhi linux on my acer one aspire. I was previously running linux mint and am used to ubuntu/debian based linux.
When I tried to use esudo/eepDater after install, my user password was denied. I can update from terminology in the traditional way (sudo apt-get update etc.) with my password but esudo will not accept it.

Am I missing something here?

Do I need to adjust some settings somewhere or is this a matter of reinstalling esudo?

Also, if I'm used to the terminal, is it better to just stick with manual updates/installs/etc. anyway?

 

Thanks so much!

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Does your password contain special characters? I think I remember someone mentioning at some point esudo rejected some special characters, but they never spent the time to file a formal bug report so I don't have anything documented.

 

Esudo should accept your normal user password if everything is working correctly.

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Does your password contain special characters? I think I remember someone mentioning at some point esudo rejected some special characters, but they never spent the time to file a formal bug report so I don't have anything documented.

The bug was not only present in Esudo but in any other password form too. Even irc refused to connect, i had a "ß" in my pw at that time.

Thats why there was no bug report, it was too weird.

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That is different from the issue here elw. This password worked via sudo but not esudo

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I have a similar problem, I can't type anything after I sudo apt-get updates,

"sudo" password for... =

cursor won't respond to anything?

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That is by design of the command line sudo tool. It does not show the characters as you type them. Type your password and then press enter jesster.

If you wish to see characters appear as you type use a GUI tool such as esudo.

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The password may have capitals in it. If you have only one user ( created at installation) she has sudo rights and the password will be the same as for login. A second user must be authorised by the root-user to have sudo rights as well.

 

Enjoy,

Charles.

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