LKBEN11490: Add a new user to ubuntu/kubuntu/debian and add him to the sudoers file
You need to give a new user the possibility to run sudo
You need to create a new administrator for th system
First we create a new user. You can skip this if you already have a user and just need to give him/her administrative rights.
To add the user to to sudoers you use:
usermod -aG sudo newuser
If the user was already logged on before the usermod command is executed, he will need to logoff and logon again.
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Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.
Latest update: 11/01/2021 | Comment: