When I run GUI programs like gparted or the GUI package manager, it allows me to enter the password for root or pi when it requires sudo privileges. How can I add a user to this list? I added a user to the group sudo and sudoer.d so I can sudo apt-get with this user, but it doesn't show as an option for GUI programs.


found the solution, I need to add the user to


the old file looked like this


the new files looks like this


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