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How do I make my Linux user an Administrator

Lofty Worm
Lofty Worm asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have a bunch of linux ESX systems, and I have disabled ssh root login.

I would like to use my account to create/edit/modify user accounts.
In windows I would just add my user to the "Administrators" group.

How do I do this in Linux?  

I do not want to make my account root with the UID, as when I did this, it thinks I am root, and will not allow me to ssh.
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