Originally Posted by grey_1
Definite learning curve with debian. I have to say I don't understand the mentality that designs an OS which hides root and sudo privileges from the person who installs and sets up the OS.
I need to add my user name to /etc/sudoers so I can at least do basic admin tasks like installing my gfx drivers, but visudo is out as I have no root privileges in a terminal. And whose password is entered under root in group?
Not caring for this at all.
Run "su" instead of "sudo" then edit your sudoers, when prompted for a passwd use the root pwd.