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Suddenly I see asterisks when typing my password?

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Asterisks have begun to appear when I type my password. It did not use to be like this. It seems like random on/off behaviour since a week or so. Mostly off but today on, despite several reboots. Have I touched something I shouldn't?
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That is something new in Mint 19

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Holy smoke!
And I have been using Mint19 as my daily driver for at least 3 months without noticing!! Yikes. :oops:
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Ahhhh! The asterisk virus has struck! :shock: How come I never noticed this?????? :shock: :lol:
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lsemmens wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:45 am
Ahhhh! The asterisk virus has struck! :shock: How come I never noticed this?????? :shock: :lol:
They're not asterisks. They're tribbles.
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catweazel wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:54 am
lsemmens wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:45 am
Ahhhh! The asterisk virus has struck! :shock: How come I never noticed this?????? :shock: :lol:
They're not asterisks. They're tribbles.
Oh no! Where's a Klingon when you need one? :D
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lsemmens wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:06 pm
catweazel wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:54 am
lsemmens wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:45 am
Ahhhh! The asterisk virus has struck! :shock: How come I never noticed this?????? :shock: :lol:
They're not asterisks. They're tribbles.
Oh no! Where's a Klingon when you need one? :D
I have several. I can mail you one if you like.

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Re: Suddenly I see asterisks when typing my password?

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catweazel wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:51 am
lsemmens wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:06 pm
catweazel wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:54 am


They're not asterisks. They're tribbles.
Oh no! Where's a Klingon when you need one? :D
I have several. I can mail you one if you like.

<hobbles off on cane, laughing>
I bet they are all hanging around Uranus........;)
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