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Cannot input password in ubuntu 17.04
I cannot input my password into the input box in Ubuntu 17.04. Some thing is frozen. Is there a workaround to fix this?
8/22/2022 - Mon
Likely best to start with if this is a local machine (you have console access) or a machine deployed on the net through a hosting company.
Also define what
might mean. No prompt... or something else...
There is a prompt but when I hit the keyboard keys to enter the password input box does not respond. This is a local machine.
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When I try to input my password, the cursor does not move, the password dots do not show up and if I press enter I cannot enter the system
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I was able to login using Ubuntu's built in keyboard, but now Ubuntu is locked on a loop
Password dots makes me think you're somehow using a Window Manager (GUI) rather than command line interface.
First off, check docs for your specific Window Manger + figure out how to kill it + get to a command line.
Once you've logged in at the command line, check /var/log/syslog or the log file associated with your specific Window Manager to debug + resolve your problem.
Sounds like your Window Manager is where the problem occurs.
No, I am not using a windows manager, I am using the Ubuntu GUI. How can I kill the Ubuntu process without using the terminal? I can login if use the Ubuntu built in keyboard, but once I am in, the terminal is in a loop, always moving tot he next line and showing my /home/Giuseppa directory
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I was able to kill the loop using the Crtl Z/C command, but now the entire OS is frozen in addition to the password input box
Seems like it might be good for you to make a short video showing the problem.
The problem was the keyboard. It was not working. The problem was solved by using a good keyboard.
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