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Summary: Allows users or groups to run commands as other users
- Allow sudo to send emails with sendmail.
- Let sudo print insults when the user types the wrong password.
Keychain 2.8.2 ReleasedKeychain 2.8.2, a maintenance and bug fix release, is now available.
Unfork Tree is Live!The "unfork" tree is now merged into the main Funtoo Linux tree, and Funtoo Linux is now using shards for core packages, x11 (including media libraries), KDE, GNOME, python and perl.
OpenSSH 7 Disables DSA Keys By DefaultPlease be aware of this important change to avoid getting locked out of your Funtoo server.
# emerge sudo
Instead of editing
/etc/sudoers, you may drop individual configuration files into the
The sudo configuration file is located @
/etc/sudoers. When editing this file be very careful to not introduce syntax errors. Several other linux distributions use
visudo to edit
$ su -c 'nano /etc/sudoers'
%wheel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
Add your user to the wheel group to enable sudo:
$ su -c 'gpasswd -a $USER wheel'Either log out, and in again or restart:
$ su -c 'shutdown -r now'
Disabling Root Access By Password
To better secure a system, one may desire to disable root logins by password.
$ sudo passwd -ld rootto access root:
$ sudo suRoot can also be accessed by logging in via ssh keys, or as a restricted user then sudo su as above.
Users that want bash completion with sudo need to run this once.
$ echo "complete -cf sudo" >> $HOME/.bashrc
Passing Environment Variables
To pass environment variables to the temporary root use the -E flag.
$ sudo -E echo 'hello world'
If your user has aliases you wish to use under sudo you must alias sudo with a space first:
$ echo "alias sudo='sudo '" >> $HOME/.bashrc