List your sudo rights

sudo -l
List the commands you have the right to use with sudo.
Sample Output
User raphink may run the following commands on this host:
    (ALL) ALL
    (ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/apt-get, /usr/bin/auto-get, /usr/bin/dpkg, /usr/bin/dselect, /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure
    (root) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/pbuilder

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By: raphink
2009-02-18 14:17:39

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loving the output of this command: tux2231> sudo -l We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System Administrator. It usually boils down to these two things: #1) Respect the privacy of others. #2) Think before you type. Password: Sorry, user hygrep may not run sudo on tux2231. tux2231>
hygren · 486 weeks and 4 days ago
@hygren: that only works if you actually have any rights assigned to your user in /etc/sudoers. Note that "sudo -l" did tell you that you had absolutely no rights ;)
raphink · 486 weeks and 4 days ago

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