I am facing a problem in my personal server vm where I cannot login to ubuntu using tty login. The username I type is not displayed, when I hit backspace, the cursor moves to the left on the prompt text and when I hit enter, the console login prompt appears again. What can I do to fix this problem.

  • Can you please provide more information. Any error are you getting? – Tushar May 26 '17 at 9:52
  • none at all unfortunately. – Adniwhack May 26 '17 at 9:55
  • I think that somehow the tty was given one or more stty commands; for example stty -echo to turn character echoing off, stty erase ... to change your backspace into another character. Its been a long time that I used there commands, so I am not sure how to remedy it. Another thought is that the keyboard layout has been redefined... – user680858 May 26 '17 at 10:14

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