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Is there a way of making the user sudo by default? So the sudo command can be suppressed?

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I have an AIX 5.3 and sudo in place. It works fine but every time to use kill command I need to type sudo in front of it. Is there a way of making the user sudo user by default? So I can run the command kill -9 without sudo prefix?
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Yes, make it alias in your shell

alias kill='sudo kill'

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And also put it in your shell's profile file
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Thank you. It works fine.
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