How do I give a user sudo access in Ubuntu?
- First add the user, run: sudo adduser <UserNameHere>
- Add the user to sudo group by typing the command in terminal for Ubuntu version 12.04 and above: sudo adduser <UserNameHere> sudo.
- In older version of Ubuntu (version 12.04 and older), run: sudo adduser <UserNameHere> admin.
How do I add user to sudoers file? Adding the user to the sudoers file is very easy. All you do is open the /etc/sudoers file and add the username to the list. If you haven’t already read through our tutorial explaining the sudo command and the sudoers file in detail.
How do I edit sudoers?
- Log in as root user.
- Enter the following command to open the sudoers file for editing:
- Locate the following line: Defaults requiretty.
- Press the I key to insert text.
- Type a number sign ( # ) in front of Defaults requiretty to comment out the line.
How do you add sudoers file in Linux? Adding user to sudoers file or list to give root access and grant sudo privileges to users. Type sudo su and then press enter. Next, type visudo and press enter (to access and edit the list). Using the up/down arrows, navigate to the bottom of the sudoers file that is now displayed in the terminal.