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My six month-old child was hitting the keyboard of my locked laptop. And after some time I noticed that characters in the password entry field are visible (I mean not as asterisks).

Is this some kind of feature? And if so, how to reproduce this? Or is this some kind of security breach?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (quantal) 64-bit.

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Seems like a bug. – Jay Dec 11 '13 at 10:15
Interesting. I am wondering what caused the visibility. Maybe the length of the string? Or maybe a combination of characters? – don.joey Dec 11 '13 at 10:18
@don.joey It seems to be some kind of combination. I have just tried to enter a long string, but could not reproduce this visibility. – Aivaras Dec 11 '13 at 10:35
Don't you mean the 'lock' screen? – Wilf Dec 11 '13 at 10:51
@wilf Yes, sorry, the lock screen. – Aivaras Dec 11 '13 at 10:58

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