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Probably been asked many time before but how do I make it that when I'm typing a password at the console it shows and asterisk for each letter I type. ...
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- 02-05-2006 #1
Show '*' when typing password
I'm having a few problems with my wireless keyboard and I have no idea how many key presses the PC has picked up.
If it makes a differnce Im using Arch Linux
- 02-05-2006 #2
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While I do not know the answer to your question, I can point you in the right direction. The program you are dealing with is called getty. Echoing asterisks may simply not be a feature in the version of getty you are using. Check the documentation by doing
$ man getty