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Old 10-28-2012, 11:02 AM   #1
montesa
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my keyboard wont work in terminal window


i have installed ubuntu 7.04 with xp and wish to make xp default as i dont have wireless internet yet

after entering sudo commands in terminal window it asks for password but my keyboard has no input help
 
Old 10-28-2012, 11:06 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

Ubuntu 7.04 is VERY outdated and unsupported. Unless you've got a very specific reason why you want something that old, you should install one of the more recent versions, eg. 12.04.

By the way, most probably your keyboard works fine. If a terminal window asks you for a password, it does NOT echo the keystrokes you type. You can't see any ***** or anything similar. Just type your password and press enter.
 
  


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