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I'm trying to type in the terminal in ubuntu that's running on a VM. I'm using teamviewer to connect to the host computer.

For some reason i can't type in the terminal, but i can type elsewhere. Has anyone else had this problem or know a way around it?
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Screenshot of the whole thing please? Make sure the VM actually has focus.

Alternatively, you could install openssh and just use putty to SSH into your machine and use the terminal.
    
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The VM definitely has focus, as i was typing in it earlier. I can't understand why the terminal wouldn't work, it's just another window.



I tried rebooting the VM and nothing changed :\\
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As stated, why not just use SSH instead?
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I never learnt how to use SSH. Maybe now would be a good time to.
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Update: I found it. For some reason I had the same teamviewer connection open twice which stopped me typing in it.

Still going to see if i can work SSH though.
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sudo apt-get install openssh-server

Then just connect to it with putty by IP.
Should already be in sudo, log in with your user (root disabled by default from logging in through SSH).
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