Odd Terminal Problems

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Hawkpaw
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Odd Terminal Problems

Post by Hawkpaw »

Okay, so every time I try to use the sudo command in Terminal, when it asks me to input my password, my keyboard doesn't seem to work. No matter what I do, I can't input my password. What the hex going on, and how can I fix this ASAP?
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Re: Odd Terminal Problems

Post by Habitual »

are you expecting to "see" the root password from sudo? or **** as you type?
b/c it is NOT echoed on the screen. There is NO indication that anything is being typed.
This is an expected behavior.

Please let us know...
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Re: Odd Terminal Problems

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Aha, I see. That's ... interesting. I coulda sworn I saw stars before.

This is good to know, thanks.
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Re: Odd Terminal Problems

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If you've been seeing stars then you ought to visit your doctor as you may be suffering from concussion :!:
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Re: Odd Terminal Problems

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GSXR750L wrote:If you've been seeing stars then you ought to visit your doctor as you may be suffering from concussion :!:
Too Funny!!!
I'm glad you are Part of this forum. :lol:
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