Add a new user account with admin access on Linux

Originally published at: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/add-new-user-account-with-admin-access-on-linux/

How do I add a user account with admin (sudo) access on Ubuntu or CentOS Linux cloud server? How can I add a new user with admin account level access in Linux?

wheel for Ubuntu/Debian ? You say in https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/how-to-create-a-sudo-user-on-ubuntu-linux-server/ it’s sudo. Something’s wrong here.

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@rautamiekka thanks for the heads up. The faq has been updated.


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