Within your Linux system, there’s a file called “sudoers” which permits or denies users from gaining super-user access and holds some special preferences for sudo.
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By default, a sudo command requires you to enter a password before it can run. If you are using a Mac with Touch ID, you can now configure it to authenticate sudo commands.
The Raspberry Pi is great but is a little lacking in security out of the box. Here we’ll show you how to change a Raspberry Pi password and secure your Pi.
In Linux, there are several ways to switch to the root user and it can be confusing. Learn the differences between each command and their use cases.
If you are always mistyping your sudo password because nothing is shown on the screen, here’s a quick fix to get asterisks to show up as your sudo password in Ubuntu.
Want to know how to add a user to Ubuntu server? Here we’ll go over various methods to add users in Ubuntu – add users to groups, set up sudo, and even delete users!
While Ubuntu is generally secure, there are some default settings that can be exploited easily. This article will show you some ways to secure your Ubuntu.
If you want your Linux system to remember your password longer for a sudo command, here is how you can change the sudo password timeout.
By default, in Ubuntu, the first user account you created during the installation process is also the administrator of the system. Using this user account, he/she is able to perform administrative tasks with the “sudo” command. If you are not aware, “sudo” refers to Super User Do and all users in this group are geared […]