Your sudoers needs the following for this to work:
# Allow members of group sudo to execute any command %sudo ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL
Add the user:
useradd joel -G sudo
Set his password:
Add his directory:
mkdir /home/joel && chown joel.joel /home/joel
Now your user can login to ssh. He can run a run command by prefixing it with sudo.
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.