adding a user to sudo

Jackie McBride abletec at
Tue Oct 25 20:27:42 UTC 2016

Hi, Kristoffer. It's:
adduser <username> sudo
Obviously the word username in angle brackets means to substitute your
username. This is for Ubuntu & may be different on your distro.


On 10/25/16, Kristoffer Gustafsson <kg.kristoffer at> wrote:
> Hi.
> I need to add a user to the sudoers file.
> can you help me on how to do this?
> I try to make a root command. for example sudo reboot.
> then I get a message that my user doesn't exist in the sudoers file.
> /Kristoffer
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