Cannot Sudo

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Thu Aug 16 01:38:58 UTC 2007

On Tue, 14 Aug 2007 08:11:39 -0400
Roberto Waltman <ubuntu at> wrote:

> ( You need to be part of the admin group, or add your group to 
> /etc/sudoers.  The existing line in the cd "%admin ALL=(ALL) 

This is set on the live CD so that no password is required for sudo.

On a standard Ubuntu install the line should read:

%admin ALL=(ALL) ALL

That is, unless you want a sudo with no password, which may or may not be
your wish ...


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