August 6, 2014

My password will not work in a console. I can log into the desktop. I can disable a users password and log into a console. But if the user has a password the console log in fails.

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The desktop works fine but if I try to log into a console the log-in fails. If I remove the users password and try logging into a console it works fine. Can anyone help?

As a security feature, somebody might be looking over your shoulder, the...

As a security feature, somebody might be looking over your shoulder, the password does not appear in the Terminal.

Just type it, although you can't see it and hit Enter.

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