No need to give password anymore??

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Mon Oct 2 14:57:55 UTC 2006

On 9/30/06, Tez <binary_y2k2 at> wrote:
> Steven Pasternak wrote:
> > Hi! On Kubuntu 6.06, I updated the other day and since then I haven't
> > had to give the password to do any admin stuff. Is that supposed to
> > happen? It seems a little insecure to me. Thanks!
> >
> >
> Check if your user is in the sudo group, if it is then that's why you
> don't have to give a password anymore. If you want the old way back,
> just remove the user from the sudo group.


Can you elaborate?  Because I don't understand.

As a member of the sudo group, I still used to have to type in my
password when doing any sudo activities.  Has this changed, or is
there a bug?

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own

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