[Ilugc] how to add sudo user

Arun Venkataswamy arun289 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 10:28:46 IST 2012

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 11:30 PM, snegan <textmails at gmail.com> wrote:

> aim using linux mint 13 i couldn't con fig ppp con fig it is showing
> following error
> anwar at anwar-Lenovo-G560 ~/Desktop $ sudo ppp config
> [sudo] password for anwar:
> anwar is not in the sudoers file.  This incident will be reported.
> anwar at anwar-Lenovo-G560 ~/Desktop $
Login as root.
Open the /etc/sudoers file

Add the following line (don't change the line which has the root user):
anwar     ALL=(ALL)  ALL
or, if you don't want to provide your password all the time you use sudo:
anwar     ALL=(ALL)  NOPASSWD: ALL


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