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Add your username to sudoers list

If you get the following error when trying to sudo run a command:

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

you need to add your username to sudo group:

Open Terminal app and log into root session with:


(type the root password) then run the command:

usermod -a -G sudo username

where username is your login name (username). Log out and then log back in and now you can run commands using sudo.

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