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In the geth console I am trying to add an account :

> personal.newAccount()

but I am getting the following error :

liner: function not supported in this terminal

What does this mean and how do I fix it.

Note: I am running my node via the docker container

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The code for this error has a comment that says :

// PasswordPrompt is not supported in this OS.

I suspect that the docker container setup doesn't allow passwords to be typed in.
This issue can be avoided by providing the password parameter:

> personal.newAccount('myNewPassword')
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