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What is Sudo?

Sudo (su "do") allows a system administrator to delegate authority to give certain users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as root or another user while providing an audit trail of the commands and their arguments. For more information, see the introduction to Sudo. Sudo is free software, distributed under an ISC-style license.

 

Releases

The current stable release is sudo 1.8.21p2, released on September 7, 2017.
See the download page for a list of binary packages.

 

News

[2017-09-07] Sudo version 1.8.21p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.21p2.

[2017-09-01] Sudo version 1.8.21p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.21p1.

[2017-08-23] Sudo version 1.8.21 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.21.

[2017-05-31] Sudo version 1.8.20p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.20p2.

[2017-05-30] Sudo version 1.8.20p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.20p1. This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to overwrite an arbitrary file on Linux systems.

[2017-05-10] Sudo version 1.8.20 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.20.

[2017-01-13] Sudo version 1.8.19p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19p2.

[2016-12-20] Sudo version 1.8.19p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19p1.

[2016-12-19] Sudo version 1.8.19 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19.

[2016-12-02] Sudo version 1.8.19b2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19b2.

[2016-10-11] Sudo version 1.8.18p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.18p1.

[2016-09-20] Sudo version 1.8.18 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.18.

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