How to Use Touch ID to Authenticate Sudo Commands on a Mac

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If you have a newer MacBook Pro, you may have gotten used to authenticating with Touch ID. But by default, Touch ID is not set up to authenticate sudo commands. These commands, which allow for a broader range of power in the command line, have to be authenticated by a password. If you’re a developer or power user on macOS, you might use sudo frequently. It can be extremely useful to authenticate sudo commands with Touch ID. With a little bit of text file editing, we can access and edit the list of acceptable authentication methods for sudo. By adding

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