Create/add sudo user on linux ubuntu 22.04; Through this tutorial, we will learn how to add or create new sudo user on linux ubuntu 22.04 system.
How To Create/Add New Sudo User in Ubuntu 22.04 Terminal
Steps to create or add new sudo user in linux ubuntu 22.04 using command line or terminal:
- Step 1 – Log in to the server using ssh
- Step 2 – Create a new user account Ubuntu
- Step 3 – Ubuntu 22.04 Add User command line to sudo group
- Step 4 – Test sudo user account
Step 1 – Log in to the server using ssh
Use the following ssh command to login into server:
Step 2 – Create a new user account Ubuntu
Execute the following command on command line to add or create new sudo user on ubuntu:
Note that:- replace
username with the user name that you want to create.
Once the user has been added; the Prompt box will appear to set and confirm the new user password.
Step 3 – Ubuntu 22.04 Add User command line to sudo group
Use the following command to add the user you created to the sudo group use the
usermod -aG sudo username
Step 4 – Test sudo user account
Now, Use the following command to switch to the newly created user:
su - username
sudo to run the
Is the user have sudo access then the output of the
whoami command will be “root”:
Through this tutorial, we have learned how to create a user with sudo privileges. And can now log in to Ubuntu server with this user account and use
sudo to run administrative commands.