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How to add a user to the sudoers list

How to add a user to the sudoers list so that we can give a user root access. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common question and in all reality the answer is quite simple. Adding a user to the sudoers list on a fully installed Linux system such as Ubuntu or Debian is possible via the visudo command. Users in the sudoers group are allowed privileges to run commands and open files as a root user or administrator. In the following, I cover the simple process of adding a new root user.

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