What is the time-out for the sudo password?

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 07:10:08 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 2:41 AM, Johnneylee Rollins
<johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
>> On 09/06/10 19:06, Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>>>> Thank you. When in doubt RTFM :-) .
>>> When tempted to say RTFM, read the CoC again.
>> My, we are a stroppy little individual, ain't we :-) .
> Let's not step into this, you broke CoC, you won't win any brownie
> points dragging it out.

Please let the real list admins keep order.

You've been, annoyingly, citing the CoC ever since your posts were
moderated after you many handbags-at-dawn "episodes" with Karl in
order to win brownie points with the list admins (as if they would

>>> Ontopic: 5 minute timeout
>> No-ope. 15 minutes for Ubuntu.
> It's 5 minutes, possibly because I've upgraded through every release.
> But it is probably more if you install lucid directly.

>From the sudoers manpage of 6.06, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04:

                   Number of minutes that can elapse before sudo will ask for
                   a passwd again.  The default is 15. ...

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