sudo command in Linux with Examples

sudo command mean sudo allows a permitted user to execute a command as the superuser or another user, as specified by the security policy.


sudo -V | -h | -l | -L | -v | -k | -K | -s | [ -H ] [-P ] [-S ] [ -b ] |
[ -p prompt ] [ -c class|- ] [ -a auth_type ] [-r role ] [-t type ]
[ -u username|#uid ] command

In man page the describe it

  • sudo – execute a command as another user.
  • man sudo – More details information about sudo command.

sudo command in Linux with Examples

$ sudo yum install nginx


sudo command is the simple the command in Linux. It is the most popular in use terminal Linux execute a command as another user.

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