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Re: touch /var/lib/sudo/$USER / use sudo when unlocking xscreensaver (xfce)


On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 11:22:23AM +1000, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> I run sid XFCE, and have some keyboard shortcuts for
> docked-with-external-monitor, no-external-monitor (.screenlayout
> files) and corresponding networking configs.
> In rc.local, I put touch /var/lib/sudo/{my-usr} and I find this very convenient.
> I would like the same in principle, when unlocking xscreensaver.
> Anyone know how to achieve this, or if it's possible without hacking some code?

If I understand you correctly, you never want to type a password when
running your commands with sudo? Then why not just use NOPASSWD in the sudoers


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