sudo authentication across sessions

Since I’ve been asked this recently, if you want to avoid typing your sudo password again after opening up another shell session (with konsole, gnome-terminal, screen or whatever), simply add the following to /etc/sudoers (use sudo visudo to modify the file):

# Share across sessions:
Defaults !tty_tickets

Read www.sudo.ws/sudoers.man.html for the details.

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