sudo alternatives

How to gain privileges to run commands as another user (most likely root).

  • doas (repository)
    • from the BSD world
  • really
    • minimal suid binary, checking only a user's group and write access to a file
  • sudo-rs
    • sudo reimplementation in Rust
  • run0
    • systemd-powered tool, based on systemd-run and polkit
  • userv
    • old unix tool