Second, edit the sudoers file with visudo:
Then add the following line (substituting your user name for matthew):
Finally, log out and back in again.
"'Skegging it out' - a North Yorkshire term meaning 'making the best of what information you have at the time'." - Imperfect C++, Matthew Wilson, Addison-Wesley, 2004
So, this blog is just a place to record miscellaneous HOW-TOs, for the edification of anyone who might need it (which will undoubtedly include me later, when I've jettisoned the knowledge to make room for something more profound).