Rich Mingin (PLUG) on 30 Jan 2017 14:59:50 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Adding admin account back to sudoers

I saw mention of Ubuntu. Ubuntu's default sudoer group is wheel, not sudo. Might try adding your admin to wheel and see if the issue clears, then continue looking into it.

On Jan 30, 2017 5:49 PM, "Eric H. Johnson" <> wrote:

I did not see anything on how to modify sudoers, only to confirm that it looked like this:

# This file MUST be edited with the 'visudo' command as root.
# Please consider adding local content in /etc/sudoers.d/ instead of
# directly modifying this file.
# See the man page for details on how to write a sudoers file.
Defaults env_reset
Defaults secure_path="/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin"
# Host alias specification
# User alias specification
# Cmnd alias specification
# User privilege specification
# Members of the admin group may gain root privileges
%admin ALL=(ALL) ALL
# Allow members of group sudo to execute any command
# See sudoers(5) for more information on "#include" directives:
#includedir /etc/sudoers.d


I usually manually edit the /etc/sudoers files to allow the sudo group if its not already allowed and then I add the necessary accounts to the sudo group.

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