sudo and TTY=pts/1

Chris Hallsworth christopherh40 at
Tue Jun 8 18:53:01 UTC 2010

I think so. Once you confirm you want to log in as root, it will 
remember this until the system has restarted. Hope I am right guys, as 
I'm mainly a Windows user, but use Ubuntu inside a virtual machine.

Signed by Chris Hallsworth

On 07/06/2010 11:02, Leander Jedamus 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?
> Thanks in advance
> Leander Jedamus

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