How do I fix sudo command not found in Linux? 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 install sudo command in Linux?
- 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.
How do I enable sudo commands? To configure the sudo command, you can edit the sudoers file by using the visudo command. To enable the user to run the commands, in the sudoers file, under the user privilege specification, specify the username and commands. The user can run only the commands specified in the user privilege section for the user.
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).