Ubuntu: Adding new user as sudoer in command line

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I'm trying to add a user through adduser but I'm not able to see it in System->Administration->Users and Groups, I can only see it when I actually logout / log back in. Also, can I set a user as a sudoer too? Can I do it through the command line?
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Simply Do this 

sudo usermod -a -G sudo <username>

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