In debian wheezy terminal i type
It ask for password, which i type but it dont show anything as
I want to it to show at least some asterisks as the placeholder for the password characters as follow:
There is a way to do it with "sudo" but it does not work with su... But if you want to display "*" with sudo, you need to add this line in "/etc/sudoers" file :
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Is there something that can be done about this?
No, unfortunately. It's an inconsistency in the interface (visual feedback in the GUI, no visual feedback in the terminal), and inconsistencies confuse new users.
So, you've just got to get used to it.