How do I fix sudo command not found in Debian? By default in Debian, the sudo command is installed but sometimes it happens that we use the sudo command and it generates the following error. So it means that the sudo package is not installed by default so to resolve this issue we simply go to the user mode and install the package.
How do I fix sudo command not found? Step 1: Install the ‘sudo’ command
To achieve this, log in or switch to root user and use the APT package manager to update the system package list. Then install sudo as shown. When prompted to continue. hit ‘Y’ to proceed.
How do I get sudo on Debian?
- Log in to the Linux node and switch to root using su command.
- If sudo is not installed, install sudo package using the following command:
- Add an existing user with id=user to group=sudo:
- or create a new user with sudo.
Why does Debian not have sudo? Moreover, having a system without sudo could still give security benefits, since the sudo package could be affected by security bugs, as any additional part of the system. Lot of Debian users do not install sudo. Instead, they open a terminal as root (for example with su – from a normal user).