When you install a fresh copy of Debian or Raspbian on your Raspberry Pi you might notice that sudo does not ask for a password. This is a security risk and should be fixed. Let’s see how to fix it.
This happens due to the
NOPASSWD option for your user. We need to make sure that this option is not set.
We will edit the file named
010_pi-nopasswd. To find its location we will use the
This will return the location of the file. In my case it is
/etc/sudoers.d/010_pi-nopasswd. Now we will edit this file using
The current content on the file will look like this.
<username> is your username. We need to remove the
NOPASSWD option. So the file will look like this.
Save the file and exit. Now when you run
sudo it will ask for a password.
We looked into how to fix sudo not asking password on Raspberry Pi. This is a security risk and should be fixed. If you have any questions feel free to contact me here.
See you in another one. Bye 👋