sudo and TTY=pts/1

Bhavani Shankar R bhavi at
Mon Jun 7 10:12:37 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Leander Jedamus <ljedamus at>wrote:

> Hi!
> I don't know if this is wanted behaviour...
> In a terminal I sudo and have to provide my password. So far so good.
> But when I close the terminal window and
> start another (I think with the same pts) and sudo again, I don't have
> to provide a password.
> Is that normal?
Yeah absolutely normal bash has some password expiration time before you
have to type the password again in the terminal


Bhavani Shankar.R, a proud ubuntu community  member.
What matters in life is application of mind!,
It makes great sense to have some common sense..!
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