[sudo] password not working

[leonorat@leonora-20aws0du00 ~]$ sudo apt install ./steam.deb
[sudo] password for leonorat: 
Sorry, try again.
[sudo] password for leonorat:

can someone explain whats happing, and how to fix it?

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A lot of things look wrong there if you are running EOS…

But you should start with checking faillock to see if your account is locked.

On a serious note though…

On Arch, it’s sudo pacman -S steam. So, if you’re using something else, you’ll need to give us more information.

omg, thank you both (:smile:

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first you are trying to use apt instead of pacman -Syu steam

second you might have cap locks on or hitting a wrong key on password entry.

[leonorat@leonora-20aws0du00 ~]$ pacman -Syu steam
error: you cannot perform this operation unless you are root.

but now it’s giving me this. whats “root”

You forgot the “sudo” part

sudo pacman -Syu steam

thank you both so much!!!

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You’re welcome.

All the best in your EndeavourOS :enos_flag: :vulcan_salute:

Also, please see here: Linux gaming [Guide]

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