How to Fix “Username is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported” in Ubuntu

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23 Responses

  1. I'm unknown says:

    Simply create root user As:

    $ sudo passwd root
    

    Then type root password and login into root user As:

    $ su
    

    Then type root password:

    $ sudo adduser Yourusername sudo 
    

    This will add your username into sudoers file

  2. zachee says:

    much thanks cz it worked for me

  3. Dave moore says:

    I was not able to gain administration level.

    Ubuntu dual boot , 18.04.

    My error 28 no space left on disk keeps looping me out.

  4. Batool says:

    Thanks alot man.♥️

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