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Old 05-13-2014, 01:58 PM   #1
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linux mint not allowing password on terminal


linux mint15 not allowing password on terminal
 
Old 05-13-2014, 02:22 PM   #2
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15 is unsupported may as well backup & reinstall.
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_Mint
You can however google reset root password & upgrade to 16

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Old 05-13-2014, 04:01 PM   #3
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linux mint15 not allowing password on terminal
this is nowhere near enough information to help us solve your problem.
 
Old 05-13-2014, 04:10 PM   #4
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this is nowhere near enough information to help us solve your problem.
What information is needed?
 
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What are your intentions, just access, upgrade or something else?http://www.debuntu.org/how-to-recove...gle-user-mode/

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Old 05-13-2014, 04:24 PM   #6
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What are your intentions, just access, upgrade or something else?http://www.debuntu.org/how-to-recove...gle-user-mode/
when I enter a command then when I try enter my password it doesnt move the cursor or letting me enter the password
 
Old 05-13-2014, 05:21 PM   #7
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when I enter a command then when I try enter my password it doesnt move the cursor or letting me enter the password
What command exactly is that?
 
Old 05-13-2014, 05:26 PM   #8
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Linux/Unix passwords are not echoed back to the terminal, it is normal that you do not see anything, just type your password and hit CR.
 
Old 05-13-2014, 05:42 PM   #9
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Is your mouse in your desktop working? If so I would try another keyboard then.

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Old 05-13-2014, 07:29 PM   #10
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What command exactly is that?
The commands vary,like I want to install a new program that isn't a .deb
 
Old 05-13-2014, 11:48 PM   #11
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well, what would one of those varying commands be...
 
Old 05-14-2014, 07:17 AM   #12
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well, what would one of those varying commands be...
It's working now becouse I forgot to put "sudo"
in the command line!! My bad, thank you all for help.
 
Old 05-14-2014, 07:39 AM   #13
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when I enter a command then when I try enter my password it doesnt move the cursor or letting me enter the password
that is exactly what it is supposed to do. this is called security. by default the p/w is hidden so others watching cannot see how long your p/w is. this is not Microsoft. you are ok. just type in your p/w and hit enter. everything is as it should be.
 
  


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