Login Issues (Can't enter password)

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Login Issues (Can't enter password)

Postby Kiyoshi » 2006-07-25 06:59

Hihi. So, I managed to get Debian installed successfully... finally, but I can't seem to login. At debian login: I put in my account name (Monkey) just fine, I hit enter and when password: pops up, my keyboard freezes up. The only thing that actually has any input is enter, and then I get a nice 'Login Incorrect' message.

Anyone know why I'm unable to type my password?
Also, I setup my root account and my normal account under the same name and password. This is just a personal computer and I don't have to fear anyone messing with it, so naturally I just put in the same thing. Should I setup a normal account under a different name? (I am an absolute unix newb, so it would probably be better if I weren't in root all the time, ey?)

Thanks a bunch,
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Re: Login Issues (Can't enter password)

Postby Lavene » 2006-07-25 07:24

Kiyoshi wrote:Anyone know why I'm unable to type my password?


Hi,

The password is not echoed to the screen. Just enter it correctly and hit enter and you should be logged in...

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