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DONT - Sudo without password

Reading this post, I feel the urge to burst out. This kind of tweaking is not really *adminy* . A true Admin would rather kill the terminal he sudo-ed in, to be even sure.

Enabling your user to become a sudo-er is a privilege. Like in the movie, Spider-man - Great power comes with great responsibility. The extra prompt for password might be a little annoying for frequenters. But completely overriding it is appalling at best, if not awful abuse of the said privilege.

For all the interns who joined as admins, a friendly advice - security defaults have a place in unix. They are set after a lot of research in usage (especially by admins before you). So leave them alone, as much as you can. Security is not for ease of use. The harder a password the better, so read that post with admonition.

For the new *nix users - If you just want to do this, Dont bother installing *nix. Go with an easy mac or better yet, stick with Windoze ME (I am rude, am I not?).

Well that feels happy now. I had a stressful week, taking our new web services into production. (Sorry for the guy who wrote the post - This reply is only to emphasise the importance of security, your tip has nothing to do with measuring your performance.. good luck)

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