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I have the following sudoers file:

misha@misha-K42Jr:~$ sudo cat /etc/sudoers
[sudo] password for misha: 
#
# This file MUST be edited with the 'visudo' command as root.
#
# Please consider adding local content in /etc/sudoers.d/ instead of
# directly modifying this file.
#
# See the man page for details on how to write a sudoers file.
#
Defaults        env_reset
Defaults        secure_path="/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin"

# Host alias specification

# User alias specification

# Cmnd alias specification

# User privilege specification
root    ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL

# Members of the admin group may gain root privileges
%admin ALL=(ALL) ALL

# Allow members of group sudo to execute any command
%sudo   ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL

misha   ALL = (root) NOPASSWD: /sbin/pm-suspend

# See sudoers(5) for more information on "#include" directives:

#includedir /etc/sudoers.d

I want to run /sbin/pm-suspend without entering my password. I'm following this example: Specific sudo commands without password

However, when I try to suspend, I still get the password prompt:

misha@misha-K42Jr:~$ sudo /sbin/pm-suspend
[sudo] password for misha:

What am I doing wrong?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

pm-suspend is not under /sbin/

misha   ALL = (root) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/pm-suspend

Might give you better luck.

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Thanks. I knew it was something trivial... –  misha Nov 15 '12 at 15:25

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