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Thread: how to give a user sudo privilege from command line?

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    Re: how to give a user sudo privilege from command line?

    Quote Originally Posted by georgelappies View Post
    Problem is solved
    Please reboot and check if it logs in normally.
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    Re: how to give a user sudo privilege from command line?

    Quote Originally Posted by prshah View Post
    Please reboot and check if it logs in normally.
    Thanks yes it is working 100% now. Your assistance is much appreciated

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    Re: how to give a user sudo privilege from command line?

    Quote Originally Posted by prshah View Post
    DON'T do this!
    ....
    All in all, the above advice is useless at best and dangerous otherwise.
    Quote Originally Posted by georgelappies View Post
    How can I add sudo privileges to the new account (I presume I can do it by logging in with my sudo account in a terminal login?
    Sorry missed the KDE part . I use Gnome....

    But prshah was better with just TTY1 ...
    Didn't mean no harm.

    sudoers info that isn't useless or too dangers
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1132821
    Last edited by highspider; March 17th, 2011 at 06:49 AM.
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