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sudo is essential to not entering passwords for root actions while in a locked down user environment.
 
=== sudo ===
 
{{console| ###i## emerge sudo}}
 
  
==== configuration ====
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sudo allows privilege escalation for non root users to perform restricted actions while in a locked down user environment.
the sudo configuration file is located @ /etc/sudoers
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{{Console|$##i##su -c 'nano /etc/sudoers'}}
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=== Emerge ===
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{{console|body=###i## emerge sudo}}
  
remove the # in the line....
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==== Configuration ====
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===== Passwordless =====
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The sudo configuration file is located @ {{f|/etc/sudoers}}.
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{{Console|body=$##i##su -c 'nano /etc/sudoers'}}
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Remove the # in the line....
  
 
%wheel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
 
%wheel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL
  
add your user to the wheel group to enable sudo
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Add your user to the wheel group to enable sudo:
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{{Console|body=$##i## su -c 'gpasswd -a $USER wheel'}}
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Either log out, and in again or restart:
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{{Console|body=$##i## su -c 'shutdown -r now'}}
  
{{Console|$##i## su -c 'gpasswd -a $USER wheel'}}
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====Bash Completion====
  
either log out and in again or restart
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Users that want bash completion with sudo need to run this once.
  
{{Console|$##i## su -c 'shutdown -r now'}}
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{{console|body=$##i## echo "complete -cf sudo" >> $HOME/.bashrc}}
  
 
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Revision as of 05:26, January 8, 2015

app-admin/sudo


Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree
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Summary: Allows users or groups to run commands as other users

Use Flags

sendmail
Allow sudo to send emails with sendmail.
offensive
Let sudo print insults when the user types the wrong password.

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sudo allows privilege escalation for non root users to perform restricted actions while in a locked down user environment.

Emerge

# emerge sudo


Configuration

Passwordless

The sudo configuration file is located @ /etc/sudoers.

$su -c 'nano /etc/sudoers'


Remove the # in the line....

%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'


Bash Completion

Users that want bash completion with sudo need to run this once.

$ echo "complete -cf sudo" >> $HOME/.bashrc