Stupid root question

Greg Booth bootgr at
Fri Oct 12 14:18:48 UTC 2007

On 10/12/07, Art Alexion <art.alexion at> wrote:
> On Friday 12 October 2007 09:47, Donn wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have never needed > 1 user on my Kubuntu machine, but today I am trying
> > to set one up. I have created a new user called "M". The question is how do
> > I prevent M from being able to sudo into root by using her password? I am
> > user "D" and I want only my password to allow sudo to work.
> >
> Remove her from the sudoers group.

Shouldn't have to ? You have to manually ADD new users after the first
to make them able to use sudo.

cat /etc/passwd | grep -w admin

Anyone in the admin group has access to sudo.


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