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I installed 11.10 server on to my server everything went well then I tried to log in my username worked fine but when i tried to type my password nothing showed up? what can I do to fix this? should I just install 12.4.0

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That is the expected behaviour. To not give away anything about your password, including its length, nothing is shown when you type in your password when logging in on a terminal or via ssh.

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