visudo edits the sudoers file in a safe fashion

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Is there a GUI to `visudo`?

Quite simply, is there a GUI to visudo I can recommend to other users, and use for myself? I have to set up a system where over 50 users have different sudo privileges and I need to juggle them all.
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I can't add myself(default user) in sudo group in ubuntu

I accidentally changed my primary group using the following command. sudo usermod -g localgroup shantanu #shantanu is my username I interrupted this process as soon as I realize what is happening. ...
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Visudo not working for specified files

I am trying to give sudo ability without the need of passwords to specific files. So far I have: employee ALL=(ALL:ALL) NOPASSWD: /home/file_name The file has a simple chmod command, in the bash ...
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Lost visudo - I seem to have lost visudo, to my great surprise

Lost visudo I seem to have lost visudo, to my great surprise. I'm trying to add to /etc/sudoers or /etc/sudoers.d but when I try and run visudo as root I get this sudo: visudo: command not found ...
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option `env_reset' does not take a value

This is a problem has bothered me for a long time. When I tried to set proxy for apt-get command, I found a manual in the net. It said that use visudo to edit sudoers file could set proxy for ...
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How to avoide log out and log in while editing the sudoers file

I have edited the sudoers file by following the link. So far so good. It say "Log out, and then back in", for sure to see the effects. Is there a way to see the effects with out doing this: "Log ...
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Reboot to Windows Shell

I am trying to write a shell script that restarts my computer after setting "grub-reboot 1". I'm also trying to avoid anoying password questions, so i added my bootwindows script to visudo. But when I ...