Cannot Sudo

Brian Fahrlander brian at
Thu Aug 16 02:06:48 UTC 2007

Peter Garrett wrote:
> 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 ...

    ...and lest we forget: make sure your username is in the "admin" 
group, aye?   (Is it "admin" or "adm"? I forget...)

  Brian Fahrländer                 Christian, Conservative, and Technomad
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