Show us your actual sudoers file, so we can see what you actually did, use code boxes please, the instructions in that link are rather mixed up, so it is impossible to guess what you actually did.
*****important: "user_name", is your user name: eg: if I used it, mine would be:
Is correct, that is what you should add, DO NOT
use nano, or any random text editor, like they said.
You must use 'visudo' , and you must be root to do this.
Can you log in as root ? I hope you did set a root password when you intsalled, if not then we need to explain that as well, use
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$ password: (enter the root password you set when installing)
Note: For others as well, this is one reason you should all ways be sure to set a root password when installing.
by JeSuisFlaneur »I cannot run deja-dup to restore my backup'd files
Actually if you can log in as root, using
you should be able to run it as root, personally I think "sudo" and sudoers is a bunch of crap, I do not use that myself, but any way the others "follow the crowd" do, and that is another topic, sorry.
So any way, after you login as root, type :
Then edit it as needed, save and exit. I think you may need to logout and login again, first but don't remember.
There is better tutorials and documentation on this at the Debian.org website, and the Debian wiki, use some search foo to find it... I will do that for you, in a little while,...first I need to take some medicine, and then I will be back. Or maybe some one else will post the links, I never can remember them, so allways have to do some search foo my self.