How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu 18.04

In this video, we describe how to add a user and grant root privileges on Ubuntu 18.04.

Commands used:
adduser tom
(fill in user info and then add a “Y” to confirm the addition of the info)
visudo (enter username to the end of the file)
This open the sudoers file in Nano.
add – tom ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL
CTRL+X, then hit Y to save
su – tom
sudo apt-get update

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Video by: Justin Palmer

Duration: 00:02:06
Publisher: Liquid Web
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