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> cant type in su password, my shell (gnome) wont accept any input when I try to change to su
post Oct 3 2016, 04:05 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I have been trying to log on as superuser and when password comes up it wont accept any input. if i just hit enter it says authentication failed.
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post Oct 3 2016, 05:00 PM
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Its GNU/

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What distribution/version are you running?

Passwords entered at the command line are not echoed. You have to type them in the blind.
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