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If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

A solution is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: This will remove the user from the wheel group:

A solution is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: This will remove the user from the wheel group:group, stopping updates without using a password. After that a reboot is required. Now the user should be able to still install software after being prompted his/her password, but I have not tested this.

A solution is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: Removing the user from the wheel group may have other implications too. You may e.g. loose access to the system journal.

Edit: This will remove the user from the wheel group, stopping updates without using a password. After that a reboot is required. Now the user should be able to still install software after being prompted his/her password, but I have not tested this.

A solution for removing the user from group wheel is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: Removing the user from the wheel group may have other implications too. You may e.g. loose access to the system journal.

Edit: This will remove the user from the wheel group, stopping updates without using a password. After that a reboot is required. Now the user should be able to still install software after being prompted his/her password, but I have not tested this.this. I am not sure you really want to remove yourself from group wheel.

A solution for removing the user from group wheel is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: Removing the user from the wheel group may have other implications too. You may e.g. loose access to the system journal.

Edit 2: Don't do this. See Florian's comment below.

Edit: This will remove the user from the wheel group, stopping updates without using a password. After that a reboot is required. Now the user should be able to still install software after being prompted his/her password, but I have not tested this. I am not sure you really want to remove yourself from group wheel.

A solution for removing the user from group wheel is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: Removing the user from the wheel group may have other implications too. You may e.g. loose access to the system journal.

Edit 3: @ElCanario's answer is providing a better solution.

Edit 2: Don't do this. See Florian's comment below.

Edit: This will remove the user from the wheel group, stopping updates without using a password. After that a reboot is required. Now the user should be able to still install software after being prompted his/her password, but I have not tested this. I am not sure you really want to remove yourself from group wheel.

A solution for removing the user from group wheel is being provided at StackExchange:

# gpasswd -d user group

in your example:

# gpasswd -d markusam wheel

If you are very careful, you may remove the username from the line starting with wheel:x: in /etc/group. Be sure to make a backup and not change anything else.

Edit: Removing the user from the wheel group may have other implications too. You may e.g. loose access to the system journal.