Where is my...password at the Terminal?

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Where is my...password at the Terminal?

Postby RacerBG » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:52 pm

Well why my password is not showing when Im typing it in the Terminal?

For example "********"
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Re: Where is my...password at the Terminal?

Postby xenopeek » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:10 pm

So nobody looking over your shoulder can see how many characters you type. It is as intended, on the terminal you don't get any feedback when typing a password.

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