Sudoers hacking

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If you are constantly have to type your password in due to a long installation (like a few hours), then here's the trick. Add the following line with
 
````
sudo visudo


  You should use visudo so that it checks your sudoers file and makes it work, but to exempt a user from ever having to type their password (a big hole unless you are running on VMware Fusion so the host operating system is providing security, you want to create a new file in /etc/sudoers.d so you don't pollute the base /etc/sudoer file. All files in the directory are included in the main sudoers file  

what-ever-user-name-you-want-to-exempt ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL


  If you want to be a little more safe just crank up the time between asking for passwords say to 5 hours (5 x 60 = 360). Note that the word Default must have initial caps:

Defaults timestamp_timeout=360
```
 
 

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