Unable to type in terminal

I am new to programming and use Ubuntu’s terminal on Visual studio code. The terminal is blank, with a blinking cursor and wont let me type anything. Any tips on troubleshooting this?


Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Hello, @noufelriz

If the steps provided from @Felicia714 does not fix your issue you can try the following as well:

Navigate to File -> Preferences -> Setting -> Features -> Terminal -> Inherit Env

Hope this helps!

Regards, Alex

To resolve this cursor visible issue, please open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and use the following command.

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active false

After executing the above command please check whether the cursor issue resolved. If still this issue persist, go to “settings - displays - disable unknown display”.