It’s just one simple command to add a user. In this case, we’re adding a user called mynewuser :
Now set the password for the new user:
Step 2: Grant Root Privileges to the User
Find the following code:
## Allow root to run any commands anywhere
root ALL=(ALL) ALL
In this case, we’re granting root privileges to the user mynewuser . Add the following below that code:
mynewuser ALL=(ALL) ALL
Then exit and save the file with the command:wq .
If you’ve followed the instruction above correctly, then you should now have a user setup by the name of mynewuserwhich can use sudo to run commands as root!