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Old 04-01-2005, 09:01 AM   #1
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configure bash to not show what you type until the prompt

Is there a way to configure bash so that anything you type before a prompt comes up is not shown?
Old 04-01-2005, 01:55 PM   #2
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The command:

stty -echo

will prevent anything typed from being displayed, until the command:

stty echo

is issued.


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