How to create a superuser in Kubuntu?

Alan Dacey Sr. GrokIt at
Mon Oct 5 22:18:32 UTC 2009

On Monday 05 October 2009 01:10:02 pm Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> Hello,
> I've read some articles about creating superusers in Ubuntu, but all of
> them rely on an option in Gnome User Manager that allows you to
> configure an user as an administrator.
> In KDE User Manager, the available tool in Kubuntu, there is no such an
> option. How do I create a superuser in Kubuntu?
> Thanks,
> Marcelo

I just made a computer for four kids in Sri Lanka and had no problem adding 
them to the 'admin' group.  The KDE user manager you are talking about is 
KUser, right?
You probably already have the user created so open up KUser, highlight the 
user then click the edit icon on the top of the window.  Under the groups tab 
in the new window, scroll down until you get to the 'admin' group and check 
that,  Click the OK button, exit KUser and now that user can do updates and 


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