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Old 12-10-2008
No output to CL when typing in CL.

Hello all,
I am in a terminal on Solaris and something weird is happening...

When I am typing I can't see what I am typing, although what I am typing is working. As is if I type the command and hit enter, the command runs.

Anyone have a clue why or how I can make it display my typing?

Is this a profile or shell issue?
# 2  
Old 12-10-2008
Sounds like you have you your terminal set so that it dosn't echo back the characters that you type in.

Try typing "stty echo" and see if that fixes it.

It could be that somthing is set incorrecty in your login profile, or one of the scripts that are executed from it.

stty -echo can be used within a script to stop sensitive information from being displayed on the screen, for example, a password.

Have a look at the stty man page for more details.
# 3  
Old 12-11-2008
1) If "stty echo" doesn't fix it, try "stty sane".
2) Whether this is a terminal emulator or a real terminal, try turning "local echo" on in the terminal setup.

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