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Old 02-17-2014, 05:48 PM   #1
mxmaniac
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How do I remove sudo ability from a guest user?


Im using Debian Wheezy. I have a guest user account I added sudo ability to, and I want to remove it. I googled this and found about 10 pages with 10 different answers, and all were seemingly over complex. All I had to do to add sudo was "adduser guest sudo". Isn't there an equally simple way to remove it?
 
Old 02-17-2014, 06:01 PM   #2
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If that's exactly how you created the ability, I believe the following should do it:
Code:
gpasswd -d guest sudo
See:
Code:
man gpasswd
to see gpasswd's utility. And yes there would be other ways of doing this, many others.
 
Old 02-17-2014, 07:56 PM   #3
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As root, edit the sudoers file using visudo in a terminal.
 
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