Every time I execute a command with
sudo, a file called
.sudo_as_admin_successful is created in my home directory. As far as I can tell, this exists for the sole purpose of disabling this message that bash prints on startup:
To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>". See "man sudo_root" for details.
It's possible to stop that message by commenting out the relevant section in
sudo still creates an annoying file in my home directory.
This webpage suggests that you can stop the file being created by removing yourself from the
admin group, but I'm not in any such group –
id shows that I'm in
admin isn't in
Is there a way to stop this file being created?
I believe this is not a duplicate of this question, as that was asking if it was possible to make the notice printed by bash go away, rather than if it's possible to stop the file being created by