I have multiple users logged on my server (ubuntu 12.10), with ssh. None of them has root privileges. If I then log in with my admin account and type (without sudoing) admin1@server:~$ w the ...
Below is what I know: I have to add this below line in sudoers file to give rights to the user for particular task. %user_name% ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/apt-get install In this case I want to give ...
Possible Duplicate: How do I add myself back as a sudo user? I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04, Now I am using standard user, but I want to change my user to admin when I got the following ...
Possible Duplicate: How do I add a user to the “sudo” group? I've added myself back into the admin's group I think, by following this. But I still can't do commands like: sudo aptitude ...
I was doing some VirtualBox stuff today and I had so add my user to vbox group, well I did it wrong and I removed myself from sudoers. I used the recovery console and fixed it with this command: ...
Deleted Myself from Admin Group - Now Getting Error usermod: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again later [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Cannot lock '/etc/group' in recovery mode I have a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 that is shared between myself and two other family members. My user id was setup as ...
I want to limit administrative tasks, so users cannot mess up the system. My idea was to install Ubuntu, set up automatic login, and hand it to the users without them knowing the password. However, I ...
I just wonder how sudo privileges are found with ubuntu, from a technical point of view. Users with sudo privileges are not present in /etc/sudoers, so this looks a little bit exotic. Was the source ...
I want to edit the /etc/sudoers file so that a non-admin user can install software via the Software Center in Linux Mint 10. The reason for this is that I want a user to have the capability to ...