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terryleon
May 29th, 2009, 05:16 AM
Any help would be greatly appreciated

terryleon@hannah-the-dog:~$ adduser terryleon admin
adduser: Only root may add a user or group to the system.
terryleon@hannah-the-dog:~$ sudo -s
[sudo] password for terryleon:
terryleon is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported.
terryleon@hannah-the-dog:~$ sudo passwd root
[sudo] password for terryleon:
terryleon is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported.
terryleon@hannah-the-dog:~$

_Purple_
May 29th, 2009, 05:21 AM
If terryleon is your admin account, check the following link
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/fixsudo

lisati
May 29th, 2009, 05:22 AM
Is this your main admin account that you are using?

Have a look here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo

edit: p.s. It might be easier to use the System->Administration->Users&Groups menu item