Ubuntu Edit Sudo Password Prompt Duration

If you feel that you are getting prompted for password too often when you are using the sudo command. You can lengthen the timeout duration.

sudo visudo

Add timestamp_timeout=1440 next to env_reset. 1440 is equivalent to 1 day in minutes.

Defaults        env_reset, timestamp_timeout=1440

Exit nano by pressing Ctrl+x
then y for yes
then enter

< Back to all the stories I had written