terminal does not get out of sudo

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terminal does not get out of sudo

#1 Post by anamrk »

:| Hello there, I was trying to recover some video files from a memory sd card and when installing Photorec, does not allow me to get out of the sudo command on terminal. I have a Mac. Please help! Thanks! :|

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Re: terminal does not get out of sudo

#2 Post by cgrenier »

Try without the sd card. Do you have the problem ? Sometimes physically damaged SD card freeze all programs that are trying to access them.

Running TestDisk, PhotoRec under macOS

If you are not root, TestDisk (i.e. testdisk-7.0/testdisk) or PhotoRec will restart itself using sudo after confirmation from your part.

If your administrator account has no password (a blank password), you must give that user a password before using the sudo command:

Choose Apple menu > System Preferences and click Accounts.
Click Change Password.

Terminal doesn't show the password as you type. If you enter the wrong password or a blank password, the command isn't executed and Terminal asks you to try again.

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