In this lab, we will take a look at how to give a user account permissions to use `sudo`. We will accomplish this task by adding the user to the sudoers file, which will then allow the user to use the sudo command.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Create new user account.
To create the new user account, use the following command:
sudo adduser hpotter
When prompted for the password, enter:
- Add user to `sudoers` file.
To add a new user account to the
sudoersfile, run the following command:
Then, edit the file and include the following line:
hpotter ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL
Now exit the file, saving the changes.