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I've just Installed Ubuntu and obviously a new user.
1. I am trying "sudo apt update", it asking me sudo password. But it not taking any keyboard input in terminal.
2. There is no sound in my system. It shows Dummy Output.
 


Hello @dpronabv
Welcome to the Linux.org forum, enjoy the journey!
This page maybe of help with the sound issues.
as far as the keyboard issues with terminal goes I'm not sure what may be causing that.
 
Hello @dpronabv
Welcome to the Linux.org forum, enjoy the journey!
This page maybe of help with the sound issues.

as far as the keyboard issues with terminal goes I'm not sure what may be causing that.
Thank you for your help. I'll try this method and let you know if it works or not.
 
I've just Installed Ubuntu and obviously a new user.
Welcome to the forums

HOW? Bare mettle [direct to hard drive] to VM or to ext [USB] drive
is it on a desktop/tower or a Laptop? [if laptop, what make & model number?]
is/was the machine running windows 10/11?
 
. But it not taking any keyboard input in terminal.

It probably is. For security, it doesn't show anything when you type in your password. You just type it and press enter.
 
Welcome to the Forum.
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Your password is very important...many things in Linux require it...so don't loose it.
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Which Ubuntu did you install ?....24.04 ?
 
I've just Installed Ubuntu and obviously a new user.
1. I am trying "sudo apt update", it asking me sudo password. But it not taking any keyboard input in terminal.
Can you clarify more please, you did manage to write "sudo apt update" in terminal, right? So, it takes input from keyboard. Also, not showing any characters or symbols during writing the password is normal in my PC. Only after you hit enter, it'll see if you enter your password correctly.
There is another option that allows certain sudo user to use sudo command without being asked to enter passwords, But I'd rather try to fix the original issue normally first.
 
Welcome to the forums

HOW? Bare mettle [direct to hard drive] to VM or to ext [USB] drive
is it on a desktop/tower or a Laptop? [if laptop, what make & model number?]
is/was the machine running windows 10/11?
I've installed it in my Desktop SSD. The System details are-
# System Details Report
---

## Report details
- Date generated: 2024-07-11 14:37:22

## Hardware Information:
  • Hardware Model: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H510M S2H V2
  • Memory: 8.0 GiB
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-10400 × 12
  • Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (CML GT2)
  • Disk Capacity: 376.1 GB

## Software Information:
  • Firmware Version: F9
  • OS Name: Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
  • OS Build: (null)
  • OS Type: 64-bit
  • GNOME Version: 46
  • Windowing System: Wayland
  • Kernel Version: Linux 6.8.0-36-generic
 
Which Ubuntu did you install ?....24.04 ?
Here is my system details--
# System Details Report
---

## Report details
- Date generated: 2024-07-11 14:37:22

## Hardware Information:
  • Hardware Model: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H510M S2H V2
  • Memory: 8.0 GiB
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-10400 × 12
  • Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (CML GT2)
  • Disk Capacity: 376.1 GB

## Software Information:
  • Firmware Version: F9
  • OS Name: Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
  • OS Build: (null)
  • OS Type: 64-bit
  • GNOME Version: 46
  • Windowing System: Wayland
  • Kernel Version: Linux 6.8.0-36-generic
 
Can you clarify more please, you did manage to write "sudo apt update" in terminal, right? So, it takes input from keyboard. Also, not showing any characters or symbols during writing the password is normal in my PC. Only after you hit enter, it'll see if you enter your password correctly.
There is another option that allows certain sudo user to use sudo command without being asked to enter passwords, But I'd rather try to fix the original issue normally first.
Thanks for your help. And your tips worked.
 
Ok, so a Windows 10 machine...

make sure that both Windows quick-start and secure boot are both disabled

with Ubuntu when you put in your password usually you will not see anything, just type it in and enter.

for all Debian based distros, I use ... sudo apt update && apt upgrade followed by apt autoremove
 
If you continue to have problems with Ubuntu 24.04, I would suggest you make a bootable usb stick with Linux Mint 21.3

Proven Reliability.
 

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