Adding a user to sudoers
One of the most common operations that administrators want to accomplish
sudo permissions is to grant a new user general
access. This is helpful if you want to give an account full administrative
access to the system.
Giving a user
On Fedora, it is the
wheel group the user has to be added to, as this
group has full admin privileges. Add a user to the group using the following
$ sudo usermod -aG wheel username
If adding the user to the group does not work immediately, you may have to
/etc/sudoers file to uncomment the line with the group name:
$ sudo visudo ... %wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL ...
You will need to logout and back in for changes to take effect.