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Old 09-02-2011, 07:55 PM   #1
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keyboard does not work when inputing passwords

I installed Kubuntu 11.04 amd64. Lenovo g570 laptop. Everything works great except when I added my wife as a user. when logging in after you input her password, a note comes up saying you must change your password immediately. Click on ok and you get a password box. When I type in the first one nothing shows up and I can't leave that box until its filled in. Thanks in advance for the help.
Old 09-03-2011, 11:24 AM   #2
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Did you add her as a user with a weird shell like FTP-only?
What happens when you log in as yourself, open a Terminal and su to her username?
Old 09-03-2011, 12:18 PM   #3
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Are you sure that something is meant to appear when you type in the password? On a terminal at least when I'm asked for my password or root's nothing appears but it is entered. This is for security reasons.
still waiting for answers....
We're not being paid for this you know. At little patience please.
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this is to jdkaye, That wasn't my quote. I didn't post "still waiting". Sorry if someone else offended you. I tried to su to cheryin a terminal window and it said the same thing. this time I type in her temp password "test" then it asked me for my new password and I typed in dave04, it asked me for my new password again and I typed in dave04. It said that the passwords don't match and then gave me an error "su: Authentication token manipulation error". I did it several times and I know that I typed in dave04 the same both times. I also tried it with a password 6218 several times. Anyone have any ideas? thanks again in advance
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I updated all packages with the gui software program. Rebooted. It still didn't work on the login screen but when I tried it again in a terminal window it did work. I typed the new password 2 times and now my wife has a login. I appreciate the help. Working in a terminal window and su ing into my wifes login I finally got it to work. Thanks everyone.


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