When I start apps that require sudo access (gparted, software installations etc) the password prompt often comes up "read-only". I cannot set focus in the textbox and type anything. I have to quit the app and try again, sometimes 2-3 times before I can type in the password.

Any ideas?

Password dialog read-only

  • Do you still have the problem? Please update your status.
    – Cog
    Commented Apr 23, 2019 at 20:05
  • I've switched to use finger print instead of password.
    – Paaland
    Commented Apr 24, 2019 at 16:11


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