I can't type anything into the terminal. Just nothing shows up in the terminal window no matter what I do. Most web searching on the problem starts with, "type --- into terminal" which of course isn't helping.

Anyone else have this problem? What do I do?

I had my theme in terminal to match my theme in Ubuntu which was Black on Black, so I was typing, but couldn't see anything. Very easy to fix by:

Terminal > Edit > Profile Prefrences > Colors

Then deselect "use colours from system Theme."

Your Answer

 

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.