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How to add a secondary account to ubuntu with Root access


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First create the user

set the password for the user

modify the /etc/groups file with nano (apt-get nano if you do not have it)

Look for the Sudo group

** Should be in the format of
Group name first then username

add a comma at the end and add the username of the new user

That should be it. Let me know if you have any questions!