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Old 03-23-2014, 06:00 PM   #1
agentomega82
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I need help!


I have installed Fedora15 on VMware player. I am trying to access my superuser account with the su command. The terminal gives me the option to type in my root password,but when i try to type it in, nothing shows up. What am I doing wrong?
 
Old 03-23-2014, 06:13 PM   #2
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You're not doing anything wrong. It's normal behavior when typing in ones password for su that it doesn't show in the terminal.
 
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Old 03-23-2014, 06:56 PM   #3
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Any reason to use such an ancient version of Fedora? Fedora 15 is obsolote and totally unsupported, you should switch to a newer and supported version.
 
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Old 03-23-2014, 08:06 PM   #4
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The terminal gives me the option to type in my root password,but when i try to type it in, nothing shows up. What am I doing wrong?
ALL passwords are "hidden"

as you type it in
it WILL NOT DISPLAY IT
this is for your security

also Fedora15 is 5 versions and 2 YEARS out of date
it when End Of Life back in June of 2012
Warning:
DO NOT USE FEDORA 15 !!!
IT IS UNSUPPORTED !!!!
 
  


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