Using sudo from within a snap

Jamie Strandboge jamie at
Wed Aug 17 13:55:35 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2016-08-16 at 10:59 -0500, Jamie Strandboge wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-08-16 at 09:53 -0400, Chris Wayne wrote:
> > 
> > Is this something that could be added to the roadmap?  We'd really prefer
> > to not have to call the snap itself with sudo as it creates some
> > permissions issues (root-owned dirs in $HOME for example) and some other
> > general flakiness.  What would the sudo interface entail, just access to
> > /usr/bin/sudo and /etc/sudoers.d/snap.mountpoint?
> > 
> In the bug[1] we're focused on sudo and/or pkexec not working within a devmode
> snap. With devmode, sudo should work and we can work through how to fix that.
> Indeed, the conversation has moved to the bug.

For those interested, there was a bug in the snap itself and the details can be
found here:

Jamie Strandboge             |

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