I have Kali Linux and a week or 2 ago I made a new user which was a copy of root. Now I am getting message that new updates are available and when I click install it asks me for administrative password. When I enter the user's password I get error password is wrong, if i enter Root's password it says user is not root to update the programs. How can I give permission to the user to be able to modify those files/install updates?
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The problem is that your new user is not a "sudoer", which means a user that can run commands as super-user. To grant that user the right to run such commands, you have to add it to the "sudo" group. To do this, you must login as a sudoer account …
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