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Old 05-08-2006, 12:06 PM   #1
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No password for sudo?


How would I setup my user and system so that I wouldn't have to input my password when I sudo?

Thanks!
 
Old 05-08-2006, 12:08 PM   #2
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You put "NOPASSWD:" before the list of commands, like it says in the man page.
 
Old 05-08-2006, 12:32 PM   #3
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I ran visudo as root and added NOPASSWD: before my username, as it is the only entry in there besides root, and it said that there was a syntax error. I'm not entirely sure what you mean, can you explain with a little more detail please?

Thank you for your help!
 
Old 05-08-2006, 01:09 PM   #4
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NOPASSWD goes before the list of commands, after your username and host list. The man page has this example:

Quote:
ray rushmore = NOPASSWD: /bin/kill, /bin/ls, /usr/bin/lprm
 
Old 05-11-2006, 01:11 PM   #5
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What if I would like a user to execute any command with sudo?

I'm not sure what man page you are referencing, I haven't seen this information anywhere :P
 
Old 05-11-2006, 03:05 PM   #6
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You can use the ALL keyword, e.g.

Quote:
joe host_alias = ALL
Note that this is potentially dangerous (ANY command can be run as root), so use with care!

The man page is sudoers(5).
 
Old 05-11-2006, 03:17 PM   #7
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I put in visudo:

dave ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
 
Old 05-11-2006, 09:23 PM   #8
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It'll work but as has been said above, not the brightest idea on earth.
 
Old 05-11-2006, 09:42 PM   #9
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It's just a personal laptop that only I use ... would there still be a reason that it's a bad idea?
 
Old 03-18-2012, 11:08 AM   #10
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sudoers

In de sudoers of Lucid, I added

bert ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL

This works well on Lucid.

But it does not work on Debian 6.04, openSUSE 11.4, Mageia 1, Linux Mint 11 & Linux Mint 12.

What need I do to make it work?

Any one?

Bert.
 
  


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