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  • You just type "sudo" and often sudo even keeps you "sudo" - ed for a few minutes so after entering your password once you can run 100 potentially damaging commands.

    tante's blog

  • That’s the funniest way to explain sudo to a non-linux person! dave on

    Sudo | Evil Genius Chronicles

  • Run these commands in terminal: sudo smbpasswd - L - a your_username sudo smbpasswd - L - e your_username

    The Smorgasbord

  • The Trash can be emptied from the command line (without sudo, which is puzzling as well).


  • Now that quotas have been set, you can see the limits and usage on a per-user basis by running the following command in the Terminal (does not require "sudo"):


  • Pronunciation of 'sudo'How do you pronounce the name of the' sudo 'command?

  • In the case of Ubuntu, the root account is disabled by default, so this mechanism is handled through 'sudo', which is in reality asking for your log-in password.

    Ubuntu Forums

  • Ubuntu-based distros with their "sudo" default settings are a little kinder about permissions than more traditional GNU/Linux distros. "man chown" can give you all the instructions you need to fix any broken permissions, although depending on what went wrong it can be very tedious to clean up.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • It is only to be used for good. psCmd is also something like the "sudo" command in Linux but it does not provide a sustained session within its own functionality.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Was it ok to use 'su root' for installing & removing the desktop environments or would it have been better to add the regular user to the sudoers list and install using 'sudo' while being logged in as the regular user?

    Ubuntu Forums


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  • some people  pronounce it 'sue doh'

    some people pronounce it 'soo doo'

    March 31, 2017

  • YES! Really tickles me every time.

    January 14, 2008

  • "Sudo make me a sandwich."

    November 17, 2007