Short alias for sudo

alias s='sudo'
This is way faster than typing 'sudo'. And AFAIK - there is no decent command for letter 's'.

By: eimantas
2010-04-17 11:30:55

What Others Think

What I do is add the command I want to sudo more then once to sodoers. Then add the whole command into my alias file. e.g. alias tail='sudo tail' with the following in sudoers: user ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/tail That way I can use the standard command with the sudo rights. As I have edited sudoers, I do not need to enter the password.
houghi · 601 weeks and 4 days ago
Why? I mean, it's only four letters...
kaedenn · 601 weeks and 3 days ago
I think there is a natural alias for 's' - it's one of the most common typos for ls namely the "hit enter just too early"-typo
funky · 601 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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