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I've been using windows for 10 years, and now discovered Ubuntu, which is way cooler, but the downside is that I'm at a complete lost.. So far , so good but what I find annoying is that I have to type my password for every single thing I do, is there a way to disable that?

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Which version of Ubuntu are you using? –  Fido Apr 8 '12 at 5:09
    
When you first get Ubuntu it can feel like this, especially because you're constantly installing/updating, relogging, restarting. But after you get to the point where you're just using it as your everyday machine this sensation passes. –  Brandon Bertelsen Dec 7 '13 at 19:28

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If you have to use a password for every single thing you do then I would suspect that you have a problem.

If though you mean you have to supply a password when doing things that impact on the system files then this is good.

Just because you had windows set up to run without something as basic as a password doesn't mean you should transfer the behaviour ;)

If you find that you are running a lot of commands in one go try

sudo -i

Run the commands and then exit.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo

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