There may be times, especially if you are a system administrator, when you would like to give a user more access to the computer, but not actually root authority. This can be done by modifying the
/etc/sudoers file and having your users invoke the
The following steps should not harm your system. We will perform these with a user account made above. You will need to be the root user for this section.
Here we will work with the
cp /etc/sudoers /tmp/sudoers.orig
visudocommand is used. This is poorly named as any text editor can be used if you export the
EDITORvariable accordingly. ...