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Old 10-16-2015, 01:56 PM   #1
moman62
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sudo account


Hello,

I am a new user and am setting up Centos, LinuxMint, and Debian on VM's and I wanted to know how could I create a sudo account for each one?
 
Old 10-16-2015, 02:47 PM   #2
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I am not sure what you mean by "sudo account", but Debian tells you how to set up sudo: https://wiki.debian.org/sudo
 
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Old 10-16-2015, 03:58 PM   #3
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You would edit /etc/sudoers.

Try:
Code:
man sudoers
to see information about this file. Also just a general web search about how to set up your sudoers file will give you more information than you can possibly use.

Once again, it's not an "account", it is a command pre-modifier (for lack of a better term) where you have a normal user insert "sudo" prior to another command so that they can do the intended command using root privileges. Example:
Code:
sudo chown username *
That would change the ownership of files to be whatever the username was given. But only the files in the local directory, you'd use the -R argument to make it recurse through sub-directories.
 
  


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