Add a user to the sudoers file on Linux easily If you need to add your user on a Linux system to the /etc/sudoers file, this is how to do it properly. I am adding a new UNIX user to my system. This user will have sudo access. [email protected]:~$ sudo adduser adler Adding user `adler’ …

The visudo command for Linux allows a user to edit the sudoers file and change permissions for users on the system. Open the sudoers file this way. NEVER edit it with a standard text editor. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $su Password: [email protected]:/home/jason# visudo This is the result of my editing. I have added the user jason to …

This is how to rerun a previous command with sudo if you forgot the sudo command to elevate privileges. Here I have tried to cat a file and I have forgotten to elevate my privileges with the sudo command. [email protected] ~ $ cat /etc/shadow cat: /etc/shadow: Permission [email protected] ~ $ cat /etc/shadow cat: /etc/shadow: Permission …