updates without password?

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 21:46:13 UTC 2008

2008/2/22 Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com>:
> Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  > How can I configure pup so that it doesn't ask for root password every
>  > time I need to do an update?
>  >
>  One way would be to edit /etc/pam.d/pup and change it to something like:
>  #%PAM-1.0
>  auth            include         config-util
>  auth            sufficient      pam_console.so
>  account         include         config-util
>  session         include         config-util
>  I have not tested it, but it should let the "console owner" run pup
>  without a password. If it does not work, you can try exchanging the
>  two auth statements, but this is more of a security risk. (It
>  probably does not matter for a home system.)

I wouldn't do this if it wasn't my personal home system...

I did this and I'm waiting for updates to let you know if it works :)

Thank you.


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