add users to sudo file
David M. Carney
carney1979 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 02:11:54 UTC 2004
On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 19:18:38 -0600, Roger Scow <rscow at mac.com> wrote:
> I haven't messed with the sudoers file in Ubuntu, but in YDL (and Linux
> in general?) to give sudoers sudo powers, you have to edit the file
> sudoers using a text editor called visudo, if I recall.
> Then, you can add the names of the users to the list.
> You do it as root, but I don't know if you can do it as sudo.
> On Nov 14, 2004, at 7:05 PM, baza wrote:
> > Hi, I've added a new user to my Linux box, but they can't run sudo, it
> > reports they are not part of sudouser (something like that) file. When
> > I
> > had a look in /etc/sudoers it said you have to edit this from root with
> > vi. Any advice before i go in? I don't want to hose my box.
> > Barry
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...or 'sudo <any text editor> /etc/sudoers' will work.
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