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Sudo Problems

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Sudo Problems

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If you're adding/removing yourself from a group in Linux, you may find yourself in this situation when you try to run sudo: 


$ sudo aptitude remove 
  

   
     is not in the sudoers file.  This incident will be reported.

   
  

Reported?  To whom?  

To spite Big Brother, run these commands: 


$ su root
$ usermod -a -G admin 
  

  

You're now added to the admin group and have sudo rights again.

References: 
Add User to Group
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