[mythtv-users] mythtv-setup freezes on exit
moores.martin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 14:26:07 UTC 2012
On 11 November 2012 21:50, Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/11/2012 08:51 AM, Martin Moores wrote:
> > ... when the authentication box popped up for starting the backend.
> Adding to sudoers.d/ can eliminate the authentication popup.
> If your backend start and stop commands as defined in backend setup look
> sudo stop mythtv-backend
> sudo start mythtv-backend
> Then the following eliminates the prompt for sudo:
> # Local MythTV /etc/sudoers.d/mythtv file.
> User_Alias MYTHTV_USERS = yourUserNameHere, mythtv
> Cmnd_Alias MYTHTV_COMMANDS = \
> /sbin/stop mythtv-backend, \
> /sbin/start mythtv-backend
> MYTHTV_USERS ALL=NOPASSWD: MYTHTV_COMMANDS
> Naturally, if your start/stop commands are different, the contents
> of the above need to be changed.
> Whenever I work with sudoers, I keep an extra open terminal *already*
> running sudo -s, just in case a typo/braino trashes the ability to
> use sudo.
Bill, thanks for the tip on that. I don't go into mythtv-setup often, so
it doesn't cause me great issue entering my password every now and then,
can see this being useful for other activities though.
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