[sudo-users] SUSE 11, sudo 1.8.1p2, extra output

Jeff Makey jeff at sdsc.edu
Fri Jun 17 14:11:55 EDT 2011

Jeff Earickson wrote:
>when anyone sudo's to root, they get extra output about who has logged
>in or out recently

On your system root's shell is /bin/tcsh, and the "watch" shell
variable is set, probably in the ~root/.tcshrc file.  Don't set that
variable (or unset it), and the unwanted output will go away.  Search
for "watch" in the tcsh man page for more information.

                          :: Jeff Makey
                             jeff at sdsc.edu

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