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How to run a file with sudo without a password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run an application using sudo without a password? I've made a script that preforms various system tasks, that I run regularly, but I have to use sudo to run the script, ...
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Can I run sudo without entering a password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run an application using sudo without a password? I like Ubuntu, but I hate entering a password every time when I run a command with sudo. Can I avoid it?
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How to run a python script with sudo without being prompted for a password [duplicate]

I have a python script that restarts the mouse driver import os os.system("sudo modprobe -r psmouse") os.system("sudo modprobe psmouse") since my mouse doesn't always show up on start. What is a ...
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How to run sudo command with no password?

How does the ubuntu user on the AWS images for Ubuntu Server 12.04 have passwordless sudo for all commands when there is no configuration for it in /etc/sudoers? I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 on ...
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How do I make Powertop changes permanent?

I'm on a Compaq 615 and it's fan is loud. Not much you can do about that but I'm trying to keep the CPU/GPU as cool as possible. This is what Powertop has to say: If I change all of them to "good", ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - How to start xampp control panel

How can I start xampp? After the installation there was no shortcut created on the desctop, now I am unable to find it. I am using the latest XAMPP for Linux 5.6.30, 7.0.15 & 7.1.1 The panel ...
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tcpdump permissions problem

Am having trouble running tcpdump. I must run tcpdump with non-root user. Searched the web for my problem and figured out I should: sudo setcap cap_net_admin=eip /usr/sbin/tcpdump That enabled me ...
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How to allow execution without prompting for password using sudo?

I am writing a Java application where i need to do a command line execution and get a result back, but when i execute the command, it ask for sudo password. So far i tried: $ sudo -s $ vim /etc/...
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How to run .desktop icon from sudo

I have created a desktop icon for the gddccontrol, but to run it I need to execute it from sudo. Is there a way to run a command from the desktop icon like, sudo -pPASSWORD gddccontrol so it won't ...
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How to make 'sudo' grab the password from a file?

I want to run a command that requires the sudo password say: sudo apt-get update Isn't this supposed to work (I have stored the password in a normal text file passwd.txt): sudo apt-get update <~/...
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Where are the startup scripts for Unity Desktop?

I want to run a script as soon as my lightdm authentication succeed, and my Unity starts loading. and i want to run my scripts as a root user. where are startup scripts located in Unity ?
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Create a custom sudo command without password

I want to implement a script to execute any command with root privileges, but without having to put any password. At the terminal I would like to see it like this: ./newsudo "comand with root ...
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How do I run any application as root? [duplicate]

While logged in as the root account of a CLI installation, almost every application gives me this error: Don't run this as root! I want to bypass this error and run the application while logged into ...
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Possible to run gksudo without a password require?

So i have xampp installed on my desktop and since it can use alot of ram if it stays active for a long time i followed tutorial to put together some kind of python script to start and stop services ...
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using a sudo command without a password for a certain app

I'm using a python script to run docker, but docker requires sudo commands to run and it's bad practice to store the sudo password in the file or give the whole python script sudo rights, I've seen a ...

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