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Re: permissions/sudo/sudoers

On Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:18:48 -0400
John Lindsay <jclind@sentex.net> wrote:

> If I try 'sudo' in a terminal window, it asks for my password. If I
> try 'root's' password I get 'user not in sudoers file'. If I try my
> user password I get 'user not in sudoers file. this incident will be
> reported.'
> I'm trying to run 'sudo apt-get install mono-complete monodevelop' in
> a terminal shell so I can a SDR dongle working under linux. I am
> trying to follow the commands from 'rtlsdr.org/softwarelinux.
> If I run them under a root terminal it seems to work without asking
> for my password.
> I think all this should be done as a user not as a superuser since I
> as the user want to play around with this dongle.
> How do I add 'user' to the sudoers file so it doesn't complain all
> the time. I am not a command line guru -- I don't have a great
> understanding of all the commands so I need some direction.
> Thanks in advance
> John
add to /ets/sudoers:
yourname     ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL

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