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Postby hart02 » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:22 pm

i type in sodu su root or something like that in a terminal. It prompts me for a password. i cant type anything but enter. what can i do?

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Postby hugh » Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:55 pm

That's because when you are asked for the password the cursor does not move while you are typing it in, so it seems as if nothing is happening.

Try putting in the password and then hit enter, you should see your commands working OK

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Postby D-EJ915 » Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:36 am

When prompting for passwords in command-line it will not acknowledge visually that there has been any input but if you type it in, it's there =3

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Postby carlos » Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:54 pm

Yep, what they said up there :wink:
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