I discovered that there are many different ways to run a program as root.
The most well known way is to use the
$> sudo run_as_root_program.sh
This, of course, prompts for the password which you need to then enter.
But what if we need to run the program itself from another program so that the password prompt doesn’t appear?
I came across this requirement recently and it took quite a few iterations before I got it right.Continue reading