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How to create a wheel user.
Posted by admin on 11 September 2009 11:04 PM
In order to create a wheel user, that can switch to root when needed, you first have to create a normal user with the following command:

# adduser new_user_name

Assign the account a password with:

# passwd new_user_name

Then add the account to the wheel group in the /etc/group file in the following line:


Please note: The group ID number may be different on your system. Leave it as is on your system.
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