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

> > 
> > Not quite. I want sudo 'activated' when I enter my password.
> > 
> > Ie, when I log in to XFCE, or when I unlock the xscreensaver, I have
> > in both cases just entered my password. So because I just entered my
> > password, I expect sudo to be 'activated'.  
> Ah, now I get it. :)
> I suppose there's a way to do this using xscreensaver-command -watch
> and some scripting, but if you have only a couple of scripts that
> need to run rather often (and are not very "dangerous", i.e. allow no
> interactivity or shell commands), then I'd still use NOPASSWD for those
> specific scripts in sudoers.
> After all, it's not like you can only have one line in sudoers per
> user/group. :)

Yeah, usually for guis you want to only run a single command, perhaps
so you can get rid of that polkit that should only be doing a single
job well.

Defaults:user timestamp_timeout=0


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

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