There's an app, that when you type your password incorrectly in terminal it responds with something cheeky or downright rude.

What's the name of the app?

  • Are you talking about this? – mcantsin Jan 21 '14 at 18:16
  • @bodhi.zazen Roger wilco. ;) – mcantsin Jan 21 '14 at 18:42
  • @BrandonBertelsen my upvote reset it only to 0. - Sorry ;) – mcantsin Jan 21 '14 at 18:42

There is a way to tell the sudo command to answer in a more "rude" way than usual. To change that, add the Defaults insults option into the file /etc/sudoers:

sudo visudo

add the line

Defaults insults

and save the file.

Entering a wrong password would then output something like:

sudo passwd root
[sudo] password for user: (entering wrong password)
Have a gorilla...

;) have fun...

P.S. The file containing the list of insults is in the source code of sudo plugins/sudoers/insults.h, which you then would have to recompile yourself.


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