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Sudo gives you, the user, "Super User" [aka admin] privileges by using your ordinary user password.
On some distro's the privilege has to be added manually.
You won't use it until you're performing a function normally reserved for su,, the super user.
You won't see your password being typed because that's a security measure to prevent others from looking over your shoulder when you type your password.
Actually, su = substitute (or switch) user, not 'Super User'; that's an urban myth. http://linux.die.net/man/1/su
It's often used by root (the real super user) during boot and some cron jobs to run a cmd as a another user eg Oracle startup.