Superuser confusion or maybe critically confused

Allen Meyers chef11994 at
Mon Jul 21 18:56:43 UTC 2008

I am attempting to learn to use command line.
this check that universe mirror is listed in your /etc/apt/sources.list.
was my first challenge???
but I tried a command line anyway for VLC media player and I guess before accepting it my password was needed as it asked for it.
However it would take no typing at all so did a little research and thought maybe I needed to log in as super user.
Ok so I am confused. Would someone take my hand and lead me through this command line for the VLC or just the 101 of command line
As always thanks


    Allen Meyers
  chef11994 at
wortham_tx at
allenmeyers76693 at


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